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Kane is a borough in McKean County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, 94mi east by south of Erie. It was founded in 1863 by Civil War general Thomas L. Kane at an elevated site 2210 feet (674 m) above sea level. In the early part of the 20th century, Kane had large glassworks, bottle works, lumber mills, and manufactures of brush handles, saws, cutlery, screen doors and windows. The population peaked in the 1920s but has since declined by around half to 3,691 persons in 2012.It is the home of the Kane Area School District, and they are known as the Kane Wolves.Famous residents of Kane include two-time NBA Champion and 1992 Olympic gold medalist coach Chuck Daly and Amy Rudolph, an Olympic distance runner and qualifier in the 1996 and 2000 Summer Games.GeographyKane is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6sqmi, all of it land. The above photo is an aerial view of Kane taken on May 4, 2008. Below is an aerial shot of Kane looking northwest. Click photo for a larger view.DemographicsAs of the census of 2010, there were 3,730 people, 1,758 households, and 1,052 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,331.25 people per square mile. There were 1,993 housing units at an average density of 1,179.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 98.91% White, 0.12% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.Our United States family vacation planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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