McKean County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Guide2016-06-02T16:46:51+00:00

McKean County, Pennsylvania Records

McKean County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 26, 1804 from Lycoming County. The county was named in honor of Thomas McKean, second Governor of Pennsylvania.

McKean County is bordered by Cattaraugus County, New York (north), Allegany County, New York (northeast), Potter County (east), Cameron County (southeast), Elk County (south), Forest County (southwest), Warren County (west). A Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

McKean County Townships include  Annin, Bradford, Ceres, Corydon, Eldred, Foster, Hamilton, Hamlin, Keating, Lafayette, Liberty, Norwich, Otto, Sergeant, Wetmore.

McKean County Boroughs include  Eldred, Kane, Lewis Run, Mount Jewett, Pollegany, Smethport.

McKean County Cities & Towns include Bradford. See also McKean County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.

McKean County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records

McKean County Townships Map
McKean County Townships Map


McKean County, PA Courthouse

The McKean County Courthouse is located in Smethport, Pennsylvania. McKean County was attached to Centre County until 1814 and to Lycoming County for judicial and elective purposes, McKean County was not fully organized until 1826. Learn More About State of Pennsylvania Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in McKean county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

McKean County, Pennsylvania Census Records

McKean County, Pennsylvania Vital Records

McKean County, Pennsylvania Resources

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