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Shickshinny is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 959 at the 2000 census. Lore has it that the name Shickshinny is an Indian word that roughly translates as "Land of the Five Mountains." In this case, Shickshinny is situated within five Appalachian mountains. However, in "Indian Villages and Place Names in Pennsylvania," published in 1995 by Gateway Press Inc., Baltimore, (and originally published in 1928 in Harrisburg, PA) Dr. George P. Donehoo (p. 202) says the name probably meant "fine stream." According to "The founding of the Shickshinny Borough," an undated Suburban News article posted on the website of the Historical and Preservation Society of the Greater Shickshinny Area, "the first permanent settler in what became Shickshinny was Ralph... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Luzerne County6,665 Population (as of 2000)
Pennsylvania State6,747 Population (current)
70.7 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.5 Square Miles of Water$85,500 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$36,349 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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91 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,585,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
466 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$6,601,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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1 Shickshinny, PA Job Found

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Under the supervision of the Nurse Case Manager, the Registered Nurse, (RN), provides for the nursing care of patients with...
Acadia Healthcare - Shickshinny - posted 18 days ago

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