McKean County

McKean County (HMQO8)

Location: Smethport, PA 16749 McKean County
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N 41° 48.581', W 78° 26.834'

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Formed March 26, 1804 out of Lycoming County. Named for Governor Thomas McKean. Smethport, the county seat, was incorporated 1853; here the "Bucktails," famed Civil War regiment, assembled in 1861. Oil, gas and lumber spurred the county's early economic growth.
HM NumberHMQO8
Year Placed1981
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 9:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 712050 N 4631796
Decimal Degrees41.80968333, -78.44723333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 48.581', W 78° 26.834'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 48' 34.86" N, 78° 26' 50.04" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-598 GAR Highway, Smethport PA 16749, US
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