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Ridgway is a borough in Elk County, Pennsylvania,founded by Philadelphian shipping merchant Jacob Ridgway and lumber baron Ralph Hindo. Jacob Ridgway earned substantial wealth both in Philadelphia and abroad in London. He constantly sent sums of money back to be invested in property. In the early 1800s as part of a larger land purchase, Ridgway aquired 40,000 acres that became Elk county. One of Jacob Ridgway's business associates, Ralph Hindo, convinced Ridgway that the area could become a very lucrative spot for a lumber camp due to the proximity of Elk creek and the Clarion River. Although James Gillis is often credited, Hindo played a large role in the early planning and development of what is now the town of Ridgway. Ridgway is 119 miles (191 km) east by south of Erie on the Clario... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Elk County7,360 Population (as of 2000)
Pennsylvania State7,042 Population (current)
154.4 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.2 Square Miles of Water$60,800 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$35,663 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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244 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$18,546,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
2,753 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$78,053,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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1 Ridgway, PA Job Found

City: Ridgway State: PA Zip: 15863 Description of Environment: Working with Care Unlimited, a PSA Healthcare Company provides a unique opportunity ...
PSA Healthcare - PA - Ridgway - posted 1 day ago

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