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Welcome to Port Allegany ...

Port Allegany is located in McKean County<1>.

The location of Port Allegany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Allegany has a population of 1,998 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Port Allegany.

Port Allegany is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Port Allegany lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Port Allegany: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Allegany had an population of 1,998 people. This is a decrease of 7.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Allegany had a population of 2,157 people. This makes Port Allegany the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Port Allegany represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 410th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,157 people, the population of Port Allegany decreased 8.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,355 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Allegany.

Adding Port Allegany to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Port Allegany in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Port Allegany elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Port Allegany on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Port Allegany ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Allegany.

  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Port Allegany
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,518 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
  • Coudersport [Potter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coudersport
    • Coudersport [Potter County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Port Allegany
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coudersport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coudersport<6>
  • Bolivar [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
    • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Allegany
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Allegany
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olean have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Genesee [Allegany County]
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      • Genesee [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Port Allegany
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Smethport [McKean County]
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      • Smethport [McKean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Port Allegany
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smethport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smethport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smethport<6>
    • Shinglehouse [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinglehouse
      • Shinglehouse [Potter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Port Allegany
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinglehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinglehouse<6>
    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Port Allegany
      • Estimated population in 2019: 976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolivar<6>
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
      • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Port Allegany
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portville<6>
    • Mount Jewett [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Jewett
      • Mount Jewett [McKean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Port Allegany
      • Estimated population in 2019: 849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Jewett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jewett<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Allegany. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Allegany.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Allegany. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Port Allegany.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Allegany. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Port Allegany.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Allegany ...

Looking for more information about Port Allegany? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Port Allegany, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Allegany.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Allegany. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including McKean, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Allegany.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Allegany - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Allegany) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Allegany. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Allegany

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Allegany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8140, Longitude: -78.2772       In this case, the coordinates for Port Allegany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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