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Oil City
Venango County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
16301




Page Contents for Oil City, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Oil City is approximately 10557 2010.
The approximate number of families is 5,449 1990, 4383 2010.
The amount of land area in Oil City is 11.698 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.56 sq kilometers.
The distance from Oil City to Washington DC is 227 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 169 miles. (as the crow flies)
Oil City is positioned 41.42 degrees north of the equator and 79.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Oil City elevation is 1,029 feet above sea level.
Oil City median income is $ 27,161.
Oil City average annual precipitation is 42 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 26 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 68 degrees F.

Location

in the Allegheny River Valley in northwestern Pennsylvania, at the confluence of Oil Creek and the Allegheny River. It is half-way between two of Pennsylvania's largest metropolitan areas, Erie and Pittsburgh
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Oil City.

The Oil Heritage Region

Oil Heritage Week
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Attractions

Oil City is a former All America City 1964 and strives to live by the ideals of that award. Diverse groups of business leaders and ordinary citizens have tackled the issues facing Oil City. Oil City citizens are truly "A special blend of people."

Oil City is the birthplace of the oil industry following the discovery of Pennsylvania crude oil in 1859 just 14 miles north of the city. The region is a mix of rural and small urban areas. The city lies at the confluence of Oil Creek and the Allegheny River, two of the nation's finest recreational waterways known for excellent fishing and boating. More information is availabe from the chamber web site.

See this page for pictures of Oil City
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Oil City City Government

City Hall Complex
21 Seneca Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Business Manager/City Council: 814-678-3012

Oil City has a Council/Manager form of government

Oil City Chamber

Oil City Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 376
41 Main Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone 814 676-8521
Fax 814 676-8185

Email: chamber@oilcitychamber.org

The Oil City Area Chamber of Commerce is a strong voice for business in Venango County, Pennsylvania. The chamber represents more than 400 businesses, organizations and individuals who work together to promote the economic health and quality of life in the region.

Oil City Organizations

Oil City Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 376
41 Main Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone 814 676-8521
Fax 814 676-8185

Email: chamber@oilcitychamber.org

The Oil City Area Chamber of Commerce is a strong voice for business in Venango County, Pennsylvania. The chamber represents more than 400 businesses, organizations and individuals who work together to promote the economic health and quality of life in the region.

Oil City Libraries

Oil City Library
2 Central Avenue
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814 678-3072
Fax: 814 676-8028
E-Mail: oclibrary@mail.usachoice.net

Oil City Schools

Oil City School District
Administrative Offices
Secretary of Board Office
825 Grandview Road
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814-676-1867


Hasson Heights Elementary School
833 Grandview Road
Oil City, PA 16301
PHONE 677-8021
part of the Oil City Area School District



HIGHER EDUCATION

Clarion University website
Venango Campus
West First Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814-676-6591

Established in Oil City as the first branch campus in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in 1961



DuBois Business College Oil City Campus
701 East Third Street
Oil City, PA 16301
Phone: 814-677-1322

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