McAdoo is a borough and coal town in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States, south of Hazleton and 7 miles north of Tamaqua. McAdoo contains the picturesque Silver Brook Meadow. In the past, anthracite coal mining and a shirt factory, The McAdoo Manufacturing Company, provided gainful employment to the populace. The population was 2,300 at the 2010 census.
McAdoo's elevation is 1700 feet above sea level.