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Date: 2024-04-17 Page is: DBtxt001.php L0400P-USA-Poconos-of-PA

THE POCONOS OF PA

Politics of the Area

Politics and Administrative Regions
Regions of the Poconos
The Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania is divided into six regions: Mountain Region, Lake Region, Delaware River Region, Upper Delaware River Region, Wyoming Valley, and Lehigh River Gorge Region.[4]
Townships-in-district-189-PA
'http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBpdfs/Place/Poconos-of-PA/Townships-in-district-189-PA.pdf'
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Communities and Neighborhoods
Lehman Township
Lehman Township has been an established community since 1829. In 1815 Joseph Leighman was listed on the tax rolls for Upper Smithfield Township paying 55 cents on 442 acres. In 1824 his name was spelled Leaman and by 1832 it was Lehman. The Township is approximately 48.9 square miles or approximately 31,296 acres.
Middle Smithfield Township
As of the census of 2000, there were 11,495 people, 3,973 households, and 3,031 families residing in the township.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Airy_Casino_Resort
Wikipedia link
Pike Country
As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 46,302 people, 17,433 households, and 13,022 families residing in the county. It has been the fastest growing county in Pennsylvania over the past 50 years. After several decades of rapid population growth, there has been a population decline since 2010
Census year Population Growth%
1960 9,158 8.7%
1970 11,818 29.0%
1980 18,271 54.6%
1990 27,966 53.1%
2000 46,306 65.6%
2010 57,369 23.9%
Est. 2015 55,949 −2.5%
Wikipedia link
Monroe Country
As of the census[11] of 2010, there were 169,842 people, 49,454 households, and 36,447 families residing in the county. After several decades of rapid population growth, there has been a population decline since 2010
Census year Population Growth%
1960 39,567 17.2%
1970 45,422 14.8%
1980 69,409 52.8%
1990 95,709 37.9%
2000 138,687 44.9%
2010 169,842 22.5%
Est. 2015 166,397 −2.0%
Wikipedia link

Neighborhoods / Destinations



Dingmans Falls
A privately owned property that has earned a good reputation as worthwhile tourist destination
Bushkill Falls Trail
Charles E. Peters first opened Bushkill Falls to the public in 1904, with a single path and a swinging bridge over the head of the main falls. Bushkill Falls is still owned by the Peters family.
Mcdade Trail
Several miles along the bottom of the valley that starts with the Delaware Water Gap ... land that was acquired by the Federal Government when it was planned to built the Tochs Island dam and flood the area.
Delaware Water Gap
The Delaware River and Interstate I80 wind through the valley that the river has cut through the hills ... a beautiful setting. East is New Jersey. West is Pennsylvania.

Geography of the Area

Demographics of the Area

People ... their Quality of Life

Health

Recreation

Education (K-12)

Education (University)

Education (Skills Training)

Taxation

Early Cildhood services

Senior living services

Personal finance

Retail

Mobility


Drivers of the Financial Economy

Local Government Taxation

School taxes

Tourism - destinations

Tourism - accommodations

Mohegan_Sun_Pocono
There has been an hotel on this site for more than 100 years. The current facility replaced what was there before and opened in 2007
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Airy_Casino_Resort
Wikipedia link
Mount Airy Casino Resort
There has been an hotel on this site for more than 100 years. The current facility replaced what was there before and opened in 2007
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Airy_Casino_Resort
Wikipedia link

Tourism - restaurants

Tourism - pubs / sports bars

Tourism - golf courses

Tourism - music events

Business - local retailers

Business - chain retailers

Business - local convenience stores

Business - chain convenience stores

Business - chain diners / coffee shops / restaurants

Business - local diners / coffee shops / restaurants

Business - local hotels / motels

Business - chain hotels / motels

Business - chain big box stores

Business - local food stores

Business - chain supermarkets

Business - storage units

Business - auto dealerships

Business - auto repair

Health - hospitals / emergency rooms

Health - specialized medical services

Health - clinics

Business - nursing homes / elder care

Business - child care

Real Estate Agencies

Builders

Property Owners

Banking

Community - Saw Creek

Saw-Creek-map-of-section-lots-2016
'http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBpdfs/Place/Poconos-of-PA/Saw-Creek-map-of-section-lots-2016.pdf'
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Saw-Creek-Real-Estate-Committee-Minutes-2016-07
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EPA-water-steam-electric-final-rule-factsheet-151001.pdf
'http://truevaluemetrics.org/DBpdfs/Environment/Water/EPA-water-steam-electric-final-rule-factsheet-151001.pdf'
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