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Meadville is a city in Crawford County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after David Mead, settler.

The latitude of Meadville is 41.641N. The longitude is -80.151W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,099 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,410.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,402
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Meadville demographic reports
Meadville is on French Creek, in the western foothills of the Alleghenies.
Early businesses included several iron works
Home of the Zipper. (The fastener factory moved here from Hoboken, NJ, in 1913)
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1971 movie, "Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me"
Well-known residents have included:
· Sharon Stone, actress
Local festivals include:
  • Crawford County Fair - Aug. 18-25, 2007
  • Penn-Ohio Morgan Horse Show - July 6-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Meadville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Meadville Community Theater, Academy Theatre
Nearby parks & recreation: Erie National Wildlife Refuge, French Creek Outdoor Learning Center
Historic sites and museums: Baldwin-Reynolds House Museum
Colleges and universities: Allegheny College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Meadville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crawford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16335 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Meadville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Meadville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Meadville was $17,290, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

24% of Meadville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Meadville include Meadville Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Meadville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $873.


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Libraries in Meadville include Meadville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Meadville include Meadville Tribune

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Politics

Crawford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Meadville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Meadville workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Meadville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Meadville include Days Inn Conference Center, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6.

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