As the largest township in McKean County, Pennsylvania, Keating is home to over 3,000 residents. It is named after John Keating, manager and trustee of the Ceres Company, which developed land in the area and sold it to settlers in the early to mid 1800s.
Read more about John Keating in the 1918 edition of John Keating and his Forebears. This online volume is searchable by keyword.
Things to do
in McKean County
in McKean County
Keating Township is adjacent to the Allegheny National Forest, which offers more than 513,000 acres for outdoor activities you can enjoy in any season.
Pennsylvania's only National Forest is located in the Northwest region of the state. Here you will experience an area that abounds with natural beauty, wildlife, history, delicious food and wine, and small town charm. Friendly, inexpensive attractions make each tour enjoyable and your stay affordable. Nature and educational tours, culinary adventures, fishing, boating and off-road biking, ATVing and snowmobiling make the Forest region the perfect location for your next getaway.
The Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau has all the information you need to plan your next adventure.
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Open Records Officer for Keating Township: Melissa Jo Smith
The Keating Township Board of Supervisors meets at 6:00 pm on the first Wednesday of the month at the Township Building, unless otherwise advertised. The public is invited to attend.
Normal working hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, except weekends and holidays.
7160 Route 46
P.O. Box 103
East Smethport, PA 16730
Telephone: +1 814 887 9921
FAX: +1 814 887 9924