Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania

McKean County is a rural county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As of the 2020 census, the population was 40,432. Its county seat is Smethport. The county was created in 1804 and organized in 1826. It was named in honor of former Pennsylvania Governor and Declaration of Independence signer Thomas McKean.

McKean County comprises the Bradford, Pennsylvania micropolitan statistical area. It is in a sparsely populated region known as the Pennsylvania Wilds. It includes the Allegheny National Forest and borders New York. McKean County boasts of being “The Black Cherry Capital of the World.”

McKean County was founded because of its natural resources of oil and timber, both of which continue to provide a significant input to the economy. Today, a university, rural medical center, federal prison and manufacturing companies balance the area’s economy.

McKean County overview:
Name:McKean County
FIPS code:42-083
Founded:September 1, 1826
Named for:Thomas McKean
Largest city:Bradford
Total Area:984 sq mi (2,550 km²)
Land Area:979 sq mi (2,540 km²)
Total Population:40,432
Population Density:41/sq mi (16/km²)
Time zone:UTC−5 (Eastern)
Summer Time Zone (DST):UTC−4 (EDT)

McKean County location map. Where is McKean County?

McKean County location on the U.S. Map. Where is McKean County.
Location of McKean County in the the United States.
McKean County location on the Pennsylvania map. Where is McKean County.
Location of McKean County in Pennsylvania.

McKean County Road Map

McKean CountyStreet Map.
Street map of McKean County, Pennsylvania. Source: OpenStreetMap (OSM)
McKean CountyMap
McKean Countypolitical map.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 984 square miles (2,550 km), of which 979 square miles (2,540 km) is land and 5.0 square miles (13 km) (0.5%) is water. It has a warm-summer humid continental climate (Dfb) and average monthly temperatures in downtown Bradford range from 23.0 °F in January to 67.6 °F in July, while in Mount Jewett they range from 21.2 °F in January to 65.1 °F in July. [1]

Adjacent counties

Major highways

  • US 6
  • US 219
  • PA 44
  • PA 46
  • PA 59
  • PA 146
  • PA 155
  • PA 321
  • PA 346
  • PA 446
  • PA 546
  • PA 646
  • PA 770

National protected area

  • Allegheny National Forest (part)
  • Allegheny National Recreation Area (part)

McKean County Topographic Map

Topographic Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
McKean County Topo map.

McKean County Satellite Map

Satellite Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
McKean County satellite map.

McKean County Outline Map

Outline Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
McKean County outline map.

See also

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