The Meadville area is nestled in the rolling hills, of the lakelands, of northwestern Pennsylvania. Meadville offers the benefits of country living in a warm, caring community. Our close proximity to Erie, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland enhances cultural and entertainment opportunities.
Meadville, the seat of Crawford County, is located on Interstate 79, ninety miles north of Pittsburgh. The population of Meadville and the surrounding area is approximately 35,000, with our service area covering about 75,000 residents. With multiple lakes, streams, and woodlands, opportunities for summer outdoor enjoyment are limitless. Wintertime brings a variety of sports, from hunting, to cross country skiing, to ice sports at the Meadville Area Recreation Complex. With beautiful residential areas, fine educational facilities, and churches for every denomination, Meadville is a great place to raise a family and the cost of living is very reasonable.
Allegheny College, a highly respected liberal arts college, adds a strong academic and cultural facet to the Meadville community. In addition, one can be in downtown Pittsburgh in 90 minutes, or Cleveland or Buffalo within two hours to experience the culture of those metropolitan areas when desired. Meadville provides the best of all worlds for families, recreation, and culture, and it's just a great place to live!