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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
Coordinates:
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]

History

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]

References

  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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