The #2020Census ends September 30

Category: Elk County News
Published: Thursday, 17 September 2020
We now are less than 2 weeks from the end of the #2020Census.  You can still participate.


HONE:    844-330-2020

Thank-you for helping ELK COUNTY be correctly counted in this Census.

Elk County Act 13 Program

Category: Elk County News
Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

The Elk County Commissioners have established a REIMBURSABLE grant program through the Act 13 Marcellus Shale Impact Fee for project activities within Elk County.  Applicants that are eligible include municipal governing bodies, 501© (3) non-profit organizations and municipal authorities.  This grant is an open application which is due by March 1st and September 1st each year.  In the event that the deadline falls on a weekend, the previous Friday will be the due date.  Grant requests must be a minimum of $1,000 up to the maximum amount of $10,000.

Grant award recipients will receive notification by letter that will include a cooperation agreement with the Count of Elk starting their understanding of the Elk County Act 13 Program Guidelines.  In order to be reimbursed, all grant recipients will be expected to submit a grant close-out report that will include copies of invoices that were used in accordance with the grant requirements, copies of cancelled checks used to pay invoices and photographs where applicable in order to receive their grant reimbursement.  Grant applications are available online at or you may contact the Planning Dept. for further information at 814-776-5335.

Click here for the Elk County Act 13 Grant Application

2020 Census Coming To A Close

Category: Elk County News
Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020
There is still time for your household to respond to the 2020 Census if you have not already done so.  Census numbers are vital to Elk County in helping us get appropriate funding for highways, hospitals, social services, and MUCH more.  Please ensure that your household has been counted before September 30th, 2020.  MANY THANKS to all of you who've already participated in the 2020 Census.

Commissioners' Meeting (9/08/20)

Category: Elk County News
Published: Monday, 06 April 2020

The Elk County Board of Commissioners will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on August 4th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in Conference Room #2 of the Elk County Courthouse Annex. Due to the of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the public is encouraged to attend and participate virtually through Zoom Conferencing. Residents are encouraged to participate by joining at, Meeting ID: 842 4889 0792 Password: 773165 or by Audio Only by calling in to (646) 876-9923 using Meeting ID: 825 8955 7382  Password: 068330

 Thank you.

Searching Elk County Deeds

Category: Elk County News
Published: Tuesday, 04 August 2020
DID YOU KNOW  ---  You can search most all of Elk County's deeds online?

Of course, you are welcome to search in our office using our public terminals, but you can also search from the comfort of your home or office.  Currently deeds from 1864 to the present are searchable online.  The deeds prior to 1864 will need to be searched in our office at this time.

You can access the deeds at; then click on Register & Recorder Online Deed Search.   If you log in as a guest, some information will be blacked out (redacted).  If you setup an online account with a credit card, you will be able to save a copy or print the document and it will not be redacted.  Prices are the same as in our office, 50 cents per page.  If you have any questions regarding the online deed search, you can call our vendor at 888-608-1808 for assistance.


Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853