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Ringgold Township

Jefferson County
2253 Ringgold Timblin Road
Ringgold, PA  15770
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Welcome to Ringgold Township -
Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

Ringgold Township is located in southwestern Jefferson County.  Geographically, it is about 10 miles west of Punxsutawney, 10 miles East of New Bethlehem and 10 miles south of Brookville.  It is comprised several rural communities and 20 square miles of trees, fields, rolling hills, creeks and lakes.  The community of Ringgold is in the center of the township and serves as the home for the township's primary office.  The communities of North Freedom and Dora as well as the boroughs of Timblin and Worthville are either in or adjoining the township.  State Route 536 is the primary thoroughfare crossing the township from State Route 36 in the east to State Route 28 in the west.

The earliest residents of the Ringgold Township area first settled there in 1818.  The township was incorporated in 1848 from land that was originally part of Porter Township. Today, the population of the township varies around 750 residents.  Several of the local employers include, J.R. Resources, Keystone Village Farms, Brocious Lumber, and CSI, Incorporated.  There are several churches in the township including, Ringgold United Methodist, North Freedom United Methodist and St. James Lutheran and a growing Amish community.

The Ringgold Township board of supervisors is the governmental representatives of the community and primarily responsible for township road maintenance, township emergency services, cable TV franchise, voting/elections, tax collection, and interactions with the local Jefferson County government. 
 
 
 
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