Erie County is a county located in the U.S. state of . As of the 2019 estimates, the population was 269,728. Its county seat is . The county was created in 1800 and later organized in 1803.Erie County comprises the Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Notable Places in the Area

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, commonly called the US Brig Niagara or the Flagship Niagara, is a wooden-hulled snow-brig that served as the relief flagship for Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. is situated 1½ miles north of Erie. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is located in . The Museum holds a collection of more than 8,000 objects, with strengths in American ceramics, Tibetan paintings, Indian bronzes, photography, and comic book art. is situated 1¼ miles northeast of Erie. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The , also known as the Old Presque Isle Light, is a on the shore of in , . is situated 2½ miles northeast of Erie. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

, formerly Mercyhurst College, is an American Catholic liberal arts college in . is situated 2½ miles east of Erie.

Localities in the Area

is a city of about 100,000 in Northwestern . Photo: AndreCarrotflower, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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