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Welcome to the City of Lock Haven.  Incorporated as a City of the Third Class by Act 601 of 1870, Lock Haven is the county seat of Clinton County located in north-central Pennsylvania. The City lies between the banks of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and the Bald Eagle Creek. The City of Lock Haven is the largest municipality in Clinton County, encompassing 2.3 square miles with a population of 9,770.

The Lock Haven Early Intervention Program Report is available by clicking here.  The report contains a current analysis and 5-year financial projection as performed by the Pennsylvania Economy League with a grant from the PA Department of Economic Development.  You can also view the Presentation from the May 20, 2019 meeting by clicking here.


The Code Enforcement Office will be CLOSED on Friday, July 12, and Monday, July 14. It will re-open on Tuesday, July 15.  Permit applications will be available in the Treasurer’s Office, however no permits will be issued until the office reopens on the 15th.
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View our financial data and compare us to other municipalities at GovRank.org

View our 2018 Water Quality Report


Select photos on this site are used by permission of local photographer David B. Kawchak.  For prints or to explore works by this local artist, visit his website.

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