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Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Marlboro, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Marlboro, New Jersey is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Marlboro, New Jersey
Location of Marlboro in Monmouth County Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey
Marlboro, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Marlboro, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Coordinates:
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Marlboro
Elevation[1] 167 ft (51 m)
GNIS feature ID 878130[1]

Marlboro is an unincorporated community located within Marlboro Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.[2]

The settlement is located along Route 79 north of Route 18, where it intersects County Routes 4 and 46.

Marlboro was likely named for its early use of marl as a fertilizer.[3]

By 1873, Marlboro had a post office, school, hotel, multiple stores, churches, and a railroad station of the Freehold and Keyport Railroad.[4] In 1882, the population was 102.[5]

Marlboro was described in 1939 as having "large frame houses comfortably spaced along the highway".[3]:555

References

  1. ^ a b "Marlboro".  
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed February 26, 2015.
  3. ^ a b New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past. Viking. 1939. p. 555. 
  4. ^ F.W. Beers, Monmouth County, 1873, p. 29
  5. ^ Industries of New Jersey. Historical Publishing Company. 1882. p. 101. 
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