Miechów is a town in Poland, in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, about 40 kilometres north of Kraków. It is the capital of Miechów County. Population is 11,852. Miechów lies on the Miechówka river, along European route E77. The area of the town is 15 square kilometres, and it has a rail station, located on the main railroad which connects Kraków with Warsaw.