Galeton is a borough in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States, 50 miles (80 km) southeast of Bradford. Light industries such as knitting mills and a tannery have existed in Galeton. In 1900, 2,415 people lived in Galeton, and 4,027 people lived there in 1910. The population was 1,325 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 1.41% is water.