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Charlestown, New Jersey

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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
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]


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


  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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