Government and Education


The City of Lock Haven located in the south central section of Clinton County in the north central portion of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The 2.6-mile City occupies a triangular plain just west of the confluence of the Susquehanna River and Bald   Eagle Creek boundaries. The City has direct access to Interstate 80 via U. S. Route 220 and State Routes 64 & 120, providing the City with access to the remainder of the State’s major urban centers.


Keystone Central School District

The largest geographical school district in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, KCSD encompasses most of Clinton County and serves a student population of approximately 5,400 and is comprised of 9 elementary schools and three secondary schools.  

Lock Haven University

Located on 135 acres, Lock Haven University is one of 14 schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher   Education and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges   and Schools, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Council on Social Work Education and the National Athletic Trainers Association. Home to approximately 4,500 on and off campus students, LHU offers most of the amenities of home in addition to the latest in technologies and facilities.

The Catholic School

Lock Haven Catholic School is a consolidated elementary school,

operating under the authority of  Holy Spirit Parish and the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown