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Wilcox is an unincorporated village located in Elk County in northwest Pennsylvania. The village was settled in the mid-1800s. It has one building on the National Register of Historic Places - the Swedish Lutheran Parsonage located on Kane Street. Wilcox is most well-known for being home to East Branch Lake, which draws over 250,000 visitors each year. The 1,554-acre reservoir is nestled in the Allegheny National Forest and offers excellent fishing and boating. There are no restrictions on the size of boats allowed on the lake, so it draws lots of boating enthusiasts. Picnicking and hiking are also popular at East Branch Lake. Wilcox is also known for being home to The Winery at Wilcox, a small family winery that sits amid some of the most beautiful scenery in north-central Pennsylvania. The winery produces a long list of national and international award-winning wines. The winery and gift shop are located two miles off Route 219, on Mefferts Run Road, between Wilcox and Johnsonburg, and is open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - mid-May to mid-October.Wilcox offers other businesses that cater to the many visitors who come to enjoy the winery and East Branch Lake.

Surrounding areas: St Marys, Pennsylvania (12.6 mi), Weedville, Pennsylvania (23.0 mi), Benezette, Pennsylvania (23.8 mi), Emporium, Pennsylvania (23.9 mi), Bradford, Pennsylvania (26.4 mi), DuBois, Pennsylvania (31.7 mi)

Wilcox Vacation Rentals

Wilcox Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Royal Inn Inc17089 Boot Jack RdRidgway, PA10.9 mi.(814) 773-3153
Comfort Inn St Marys976 S St Marys RdST Marys, PA12.2 mi.(814) 834-2030
Best Western Exec Inn1002 Earth RdST Marys, PA13.8 mi.(Inv) ali-dInp
Kelly Hotel102 S FRST StMarienville, PA23.7 mi.(814) 927-6652
Microtel Inn & Suites252 Cherry StMarienville, PA24.4 mi.(814) 927-8300
De Soto Holiday House515 South AveBradford, PA24.9 mi.(814) 362-4511
Best Western Bradford Inn100 S Davis StBradford, PA26.2 mi.(814) 362-4501
Comfort Inn76 Elm StBradford, PA26.2 mi.(814) 368-6772
Motel Do Soto920 E Main StBradford, PA27.8 mi.(814) 362-3567
Penn Laurel Inn706 Penn Ave WWarren, PA30.0 mi.(814) 723-8300

Wilcox Weather & Climate

Central Pennsylvania experiences a climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and muggy, fall and spring are pleasant and mild, and winters are cold with snow. Snowfall is variable with some winters bringing only a light dusting of snow, while others bring several major snowstorms. The average annual snowfall is 19.3 inches. Precipitation is generally spread throughout the year, with eight to eleven wet days per month. In summer, it's common to have heat waves accompanied by high humidity and thunderstorms. It is possible to experience severe weather in Pennsylvania in the form of blizzards in the wintertime and tornados in the summer.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 29°F 10°F 3.28 in. -
February 32°F 10°F 2.59 in. -
March 42°F 18°F 3.50 in. -
April 54°F 28°F 3.71 in. -
May 66°F 37°F 4.24 in. -
June 74°F 46°F 4.99 in. -
July 78°F 50°F 4.54 in. -
August 76°F 49°F 4.27 in. -
September 69°F 42°F 4.12 in. -
October 58°F 32°F 3.36 in. -
November 44°F 26°F 3.99 in. -
December 33°F 17°F 3.53 in. -

Wilcox Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Bradford Regional airport (BFD) located about 15 miles north of Wilcox in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the Du Bois Jefferson County airport (DUJ) located approximately 29 miles southwest of Wilcox in Du Bois, Pennsylvania, the Mid State airport (PSB) located roughly 57 miles southeast of Wilcox in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, and finally the University Park airport (UNV) located around 66 miles southeast of Wilcox in State College, Pennsylvania.

Wilcox Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Midway ParkMaple SpringsNY57.2 mi.
DelGrosso's Amusement ParkTiptonPA68.1 mi.
Lakemont ParkAltoonaPA74.6 mi.
Waldameer ParkEriePA81.4 mi.
Conneaut Lake ParkConneaut LakePA83.6 mi.
Water Parks
Waldameer Park & Water WorldEriePA81.4 mi.
Sandcastle Water ParkPittsburghPA103.9 mi.
Niagara Splash Water ParkNiagara FallsNY106.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Kane Country ClubKanePA8.6 mi.
Bavarian Hills Golf CourseSt MarysPA12.6 mi.
Brabenders South Woods Golf CourseMcKeanPA17.7 mi.
Smethport Country ClubSmethportPA20.7 mi.
Scottish Heights Golf ClubBrockportPA22.6 mi.
OwensBrockway Golf CourseBrockwayPA23.8 mi.
Emporium Country ClubEmporiumPA24.1 mi.
Pine Acres Country ClubBradfordPA26.0 mi.
Indian Echo Country ClubPort AlleganyPA26.6 mi.
Jackson Valley Golf ClubWarrenPA29.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Ski DentonCoudersportPA37.1 mi.
CockaigneCherry CreekNY54.0 mi.
Peek N PeakClymerNY57.4 mi.
Ski SawmillMorrisPA72.2 mi.
SwainSwainNY75.3 mi.
Mountain ViewEdinboroPA77.2 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA89.2 mi.
Hunt Hollow Ski ClubNaplesNY97.5 mi.
Ski ValleyNaplesNY97.5 mi.
Bristol MountainCanandaiguaNY114.9 mi.
State Parks
Bendigo State ParkPA4.7 mi. 
Elk State ParkPA6.7 mi. 
Kinzua Bridge State ParkPA13.3 mi. 
Sizerville State ParkPA25.8 mi. 
Clear Creek State ParkPA27.3 mi. 
Chapman State ParkPA27.6 mi. 
Parker Dam State ParkPA27.7 mi. 
Cook Forest State ParkPA30.1 mi. 
Allegany State ParkNY33.3 mi. 
S B Elliott State ParkPA33.9 mi. 
Sinnemahoning State ParkPA34.9 mi. 
Punxsutawney Weather Discovery CenterPunxsutawneyPA46.1 mi.(Science)
Zoos and Aquariums
Erie ZooEriePA81.4 mi.
Buffalo Zoological GardensBuffaloNY91.1 mi.
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland Ltd.AllenwoodPA98.3 mi.
Pittsburgh ZooPittsburghPA103.9 mi.
National Aviary in PittsburghPittsburghPA103.9 mi.

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