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W. Todd Caltagarone, Sheriff


Elk County Courthouse

250 Main Street - P.O. Box 336, Ridgway, PA 15853

Phone: (814) 776-5353, Fax: (814) 776-5396 

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Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (excluding holidays)

Mission Statement -
To assure a safe environment for our community and provide a substantial level of services directed in a courteous and respectful manner for the protection of lives, property, and civil rights of all citizens and visitors.


Please be advised that our Advance Costs for service have increased for 2022 and are as follows:


Civil Process                                          $80 Non-Refundable ($20 Each additional defendant/address)

Garnishments (Interrogatories)      $300.00 
*No levy (Please submit 4 writs, 4 interrogatories/1 defendant + 1 Bank; Additional writs & interrogatories required if serving multiple)

Writ/Order of Possession                   $300.00 

Personal Property Executions:
              Court-issued (Writ)               $500.00
              District Judge (Order)           $350.00

Real Estate Executions                      $2,500.00 
*Please contact our office or visit our website to obtain our Execution Requirements for Mortgage Foreclosures.

Please be advised that our Deed Prep fee for Sheriff Sales is $200.00 effective October 11, 2022.
Please be advised that the DTSA charge has increased to $20/service effective January 1, 2023.

Please contact our office with any questions.


The Elk County Sheriff's Office is now on Facebook.

Please note that Med Collection boxes for unused medications are located in the Elk County Sheriff’s Office, the City of St. Marys Police Department, the Ridgway Borough Police Department, the Johnsonburg Police Department and at the State Police Barracks in Ridgway.

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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