Force, Pennsylvania

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Force, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
U.S. Post Office, Force, PA, April 2012
U.S. Post Office, Force, PA, April 2012
Force is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°15′28″N 78°30′04″W / 41.25778°N 78.50111°W / 41.25778; -78.50111Coordinates: 41°15′28″N 78°30′04″W / 41.25778°N 78.50111°W / 41.25778; -78.50111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Elk
Township Jay
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.56 km2)
Elevation 1,240 ft (380 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 253
 • Density 1,189/sq mi (459.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 15841
Area code(s) 814

Force is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Jay Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 253.[1] It is located on Pennsylvania Route 255 between St. Marys and Penfield, Pennsylvania.[2]

The community has the name of Jack Force, a frontiersman.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Force CDP, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Force, Pennsylvania
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 52.