Welcome to
Keating Township

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

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.

Home to
McKean County Fair

McKean County Fair: August 11-17, 2024

Office of Open Records

Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Website: openrecords.state.pa.us
Email: openrecords@state.pa.us
Open Records Officer for Keating Township: Trudi Bowser

Township Meetings

The Keating Township Board of Supervisors meets at 6:00 pm once a month at the Township Building. Workshops are held at 5:00 pm as needed. The public is invited to attend.

NOTE: We cannot accept new items to be added to the agenda within 24 hours of a meeting. If anything is presented the day of the meeting, it will be tabled until the next meeting.

Normal office hours Monday through Friday: 8 am – 4pm except weekends and holidays.

Contact us

Keating Township
7160 Route 46
Smethport, PA 16749
Telephone: +1 814 887 9921
Email: Keatingtwp@gmail.com