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Welcome to Smethport ...

Smethport is located in McKean County<1> and is the County Seat for McKean County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Smethport has a population of 1,530 people<3> (see below for details).

Smethport is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Smethport is located in the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smethport had an population of 1,530 people. This is a decrease of 7.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smethport had a population of 1,655 people. This makes Smethport the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Smethport represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 479th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,655 people, the population of Smethport decreased 1.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,684 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smethport.

Communities Also Named Smethport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Smethport - it's located in North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Smethport.

Communities near Smethport ...

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

  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olean
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Smethport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,437 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olean<6>
  • Bradford [McKean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradford
    • Bradford [McKean County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Smethport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,210 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradford<6>
  • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Smethport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Portville
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Smethport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,518 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Allegany [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allegany
      • Port Allegany [McKean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Smethport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,998 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany<6>
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Olean
      • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Smethport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,876 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
      • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Smethport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allegany<6>
    • Genesee [Allegany County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
      • Genesee [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Smethport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Carrollton [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Smethport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Shinglehouse [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinglehouse
      • Shinglehouse [Potter County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Smethport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinglehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinglehouse<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 Smethport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smethport.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smethport. 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 Smethport.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Smethport. Our list includes 19 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Smethport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smethport ...

Looking for more information about Smethport? 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 Smethport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smethport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Pennsylvania

About McKean County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Smethport. 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 Smethport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smethport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smethport) 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 Smethport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smethport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smethport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8087, Longitude: -78.4434       In this case, the coordinates for Smethport 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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