Settle is a town with 2,400 inhabitants (2001) in North Yorkshire, England. Historically belonged to Settle West Riding of Yorkshire, it is on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. It is believed that Settle is a foundation of fishing in the 7th century., Because the town's name to mean in their language "settlement". Henry III. granted in 1248 Henry de Percy market rights for the area. Since then, still finds a market every week on Tuesday held in the city. A bridge over the River Ribble was first mentioned 1498th In the 18th century. Cotton spinning of the main employers in the city was. There were five mills in the city. Opened in 1875, the Settle-Carlisle Line and the town received a railway station.