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Oldwick, New Jersey

Oldwick, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Businesses in Oldwick
Businesses in Oldwick
Oldwick, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Oldwick, New Jersey
Oldwick's location in Hunterdon County (Inset: Hunterdon County in New Jersey)
Oldwick, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Oldwick, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township Tewksbury
Elevation 217 ft (66 m)
ZIP code 08858
GNIS feature ID 0878982[1]
Oldwick Historic District
NRHP Reference # 88002153[2]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1988

Oldwick is an unincorporated community located within Tewksbury Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08858. As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08858 was 177.[3]

Oldwick was formerly known as New Germantown. It has a mixture of Kline Farmhouse, Oldwick Historic District and the Taylor's Mill Historic District.

Zion Lutheran Church in Oldwick was the oldest Lutheran parish in New Jersey.[4] Justus Falckner of New York, the first Lutheran clergyman ever ordained in America, led the worshipers at the founding ceremony on August 1, 1714. The noted German Lutheran pastor, Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, was a member of this congregation from 1759 to 1760.[5]

Oldwick is the corporate headquarters of the A. M. Best rating agency, and is the location of Somerset Hills Handicapped Riding Center for therapeutic horseback riding.

Notable people

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Oldwick include:

  • Songwriters Guild of America.[6]



  1. ^ "Oldwick".  
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  3. ^ Census 2000 Fact Sheet for Zip Code Tabulation Area 08858 from the United States Census Bureau, accessed April 19, 2007.
  4. ^ Zion Lutheran Church
  5. ^ (Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Oldwick)Zion Lutheran Church History
  6. ^ Fox, Margalit. "George David Weiss, Writer of Hit Pop Songs, Dies at 89", The New York Times, August 23, 2010. Accessed August 23, 2010.
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