Place:Rough and Ready, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameRough and Ready
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates40.667°N 76.617°W
Located inSchuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
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Rough and Ready is a village located in Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania near the confluence of the Little Mahantango Creek and Mahantango Creek, which flows west into the Susquehanna River. It uses the Klingerstown zip code of 17941. [1] The village was named for the gold-rush town of Rough and Ready, California, which in turn was named by a mining company also named in honor of Zachary Taylor's nickname, "Old Rough and Ready."

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