McKean County

McKean County, Pennsylvania

PO Box 1507
Smethport, PA 16749
Phone: (814) 887-5571
Fax: (814) 887-2242

On northern border of western PA. Organized Mar 26, 1804 from Lycoming County, but administered through Centre County until 1814, then Potter and Lycoming counties; fully organized in 1826. Name Origin: For Thomas McKean (1734-1817), signer of the Declaration of Independence, chief justice of PA (1777-79), and governor (1799-1808)

Area (sq mi):: 984.17 (land 981.57; water 2.60) Population per square mile: 45.20
Population 2005: 44,370 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.40%; 1990-2000 -2.50% Population 2000: 45,936 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,777; median household $33,040; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,630-$25,516
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A helicopter crash near Smethport, McKean County, Pennsylvania, killed two people onboard Sunday afternoon.
The Speaker buck hails from the town of Bradford in McKean County. The Jenney buck fell three counties to the east, 130 miles away near the village of East Smithfield in Bradford County.
In addition, he has been a member of Northwest Bank's McKean County advisory board since 2010.
Grandinetti was slated however to get a consolation prize: Her brother would be named to the Water Board, a choice plum since her brother is an engineer and worked for a company that developed a fracking waste water treatment plant in McKean County, Pennsylvania.
Called Casella-Altela Regional Environmental Services, or CARES, the joint venture's initial project is adjacent to Casella Waste's McKean County landfill in Mount Jewett, Pa.
SM Energy's second Marcellus well in McKean County, the Potato Creek 3H, began producing to sales in early August at a facility constrained initial gas production rate of over 7 MMCFE/D.
Verizon customers in the towns of Bradford, Smethport, Port Allegany, Kane, Johnsonburg, Ridgway and Saint Marys and along portions of US Route 219 in Elk County and US Route 6 in McKean County will now be able to take advantage of the operators Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev.
McKean County, Montour County, and Berks County experienced the highest rates according to data collected from all reporting schools within the counties.
The player who once had the world eating out of his hand now sits in the sterile visitors room of the McKean County (Pennsylvania) Federal Correctional Institution, wolfing down a shoe leather-hard hamburger and soggy French fries purchased from the vending machine with a handful of borrowed quarters.
Records indicate that paddlefish inhabited backwater and mainstream areas of the Allegheny River as far upstream as Salamanca and Olean in Cattaraugus County in New York State and into McKean County in Pennsylvania.
Allegheny Particleboard, located in McKean County, is the third largest particleboard plant in North America.