McKean County

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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.
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.
Anecdotally, Bequaert (1957) mentioned a heavily infested white-tailed deer from Sullivan County, New Hampshire in 1950, and one of us (Samuel)2 saw many keds on an old male white-tailed deer killed in McKean County, Pennsylvania by his father around 1950 (Samuel and Madslien 2010).