Elk County

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Elk County, Kansas

127 N Pine
Howard, KS 67349
Phone: (620) 374-2490
Fax: (620) 374-2771

In southeastern KS, southeast of Wichita; organized Mar 3, 1875 from Howard County, which was organized in 1855 (named Godfrey and changed to Seward in 1867) and abolished at the time of its division into Chautauqua and Elk counties. Name Origin: For the large North American deer, the elk or wapiti

Area (sq mi):: 650.36 (land 647.29; water 3.07) Population per square mile: 4.80
Population 2005: 3,075 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.70%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 3,261 (White 94.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 46.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,066; median household $27,267; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,722-$21,214
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Elk County, Pennsylvania

PO Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853
Phone: (814) 776-1161
Fax: (814) 776-5379

In west-central PA, west of Williamsport; organized Apr 18, 1843 from Jefferson, Clearfield, and McKean counties. Name Origin: For the North American elk, once common in the county

Area (sq mi):: 832.23 (land 828.65; water 3.58) Population per square mile: 40.50
Population 2005: 33,577 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.40%; 1990-2000 0.70% Population 2000: 35,112 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,174; median household $37,550; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,701-$27,492
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.20% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Marys (14,081)

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    Given that there are several other options for medicine collection in Elk County, the Elk County Solid Waste Authority will not be having any medicine collection events in 2017.
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    Elk County Catholic School System (PA) has been involved with FundingFactory for several years and has earned more than $25,000, with help from several area businesses.
    The new renewable wind power sources began delivery in January, comprising 201 megawatts from ENEL Green Power's Caney River wind farm in Elk County, Kansas, 150 megawatts from NextEra Energy Resources' White Oak Energy Center in McLean County, Ill, 101 megawatts from EDP Renewables North America's Lost Lakes wind farm in Dickinson County, Iowa and an additional 83 megawatts from EDP Renewables' Pioneer Prairie site in Howard and Mitchell counties, Iowa, which began producing wind energy for TVA in 2010.
    He is a 1994 graduate of Elk County Christian High School and a 1999 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology.
    29, 1909, in Elk County, Kan., the oldest of eight children.
    Phase II facilities will be designed to provide additional transportation capacity for at least 300,000 Dth/d and will consist of 50 miles of pipeline and compression, extending the Phase I facilities through Clearfield and Jefferson counties to Supply Corporation's Line K in western Elk County for an anticipated in-service date of November 2012.
    St Mary's Municipal Airport in Elk County is receiving USD22,500 for upgrading and improving its airport refuelling facility.
    Verizon customers in the towns of Bradford, Smethport, Port Allegany, Kane, Johnsonburg, Ridgway and Saint Marys and along portions of US Route 219 in Elk County and US Route 6 in McKean County will now be able to take advantage of the operators Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev.