Gringo, Pennsylvania

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Gringo is an unincorporated community in Hopewell Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] It is located along Pennsylvania Route 151, near the border with Raccoon Township. The area was the site of an oil field in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; there was at least one functioning well operating until the 1960s. The community has disappeared from most contemporary maps, but lives on in the name of Gringo Road and a few business names.


Further reading[edit]

  • Buss, T. 1978. Oil boom days in Hopewell. Milestones, Vol. 4, No. 1. Beaver County Historical Society.
  • Johnson, E.R. 1998. Where is South Heights? Milestones, Vol. 23, No. 2. Beaver County Historical Society.

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Coordinates: 40°33′50″N 80°16′17″W / 40.56389°N 80.27139°W / 40.56389; -80.27139