Elk County, Pennsylvania

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Elk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the population was 35,112.

Elk County was created on April 18, 1843, from parts of Jefferson, Clearfield and McKean Counties, and is named for the Eastern elk that historically inhabited the region. Its county seat is Ridgway.[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 832 square miles (2,154.9 km2), of which 799 square miles (2,069.4 km2) is land and 4 square miles (10.4 km2) (0.43%) is water.

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