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Barbertown, New Jersey

Barbertown, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Barbertown, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Barbertown, New Jersey
Location of Barbertown in Hunterdon County Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey
Barbertown, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Barbertown, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township Kingwood
Elevation[1] 463 ft (141 m)
GNIS feature ID 874487[1]

Barbertown is an unincorporated community located within Kingwood Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.[2]


Isaac Barber opened a tavern in the settlement in 1823. The tavern sign was a new moon.

In 1881, it was noted that Barbertown had a blacksmith shop, two stores, six dwellings, and a population of 90.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Barbertown".  
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed January 30, 2015.
  3. ^ Snell, James P. (1881). History of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties, New Jersey. Everts & Peck. pp. 394, 396. 
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