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Charlestown, New Jersey

Charlestown, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Charlestown, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Charlestown, New Jersey
Charlestown's location in Hunterdon County (Inset: Hunterdon County in New Jersey)
Charlestown, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Charlestown, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Coordinates:
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township Bethlehem
Elevation[1] 718 ft (219 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 875373[1]

Charlestown is an unincorporated community located within Bethlehem Township, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.[1][2][3]

The community is located off of County Route 635, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of Hampton.[4]

History

By 1881, Charlestown had a school, wheel-wright shop, blacksmith, and about 12 dwellings.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c Feature Detail Report for: Charlestown, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed January 1, 2015.
  3. ^ Areas covering the point (-74.9725,40.689167), MapIt. Accessed January 1, 2015.
  4. ^ N 40.68917 W 74.97250, ACME Mapper. Accessed January 1, 2015.
  5. ^ Snell, James P. (1881). History of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties, New Jersey. Everts & Peck. p. 462. 
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