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Ringoes, New Jersey

Ringoes, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Historic building in Ringoes
Historic building in Ringoes
Ringoes, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Ringoes, New Jersey
Ringoes's location in Hunterdon County (Inset: Hunterdon County in New Jersey)
Ringoes, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Ringoes, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township East Amwell
Elevation 220 ft (67 m)
ZIP code 08551
GNIS feature ID 0879697[1]
Ringoes Historic District
NRHP Reference # 99001544[2]
Added to NRHP December 20, 1999
A Black River and Western caboose, semaphore and station depot at the station in Ringoes.

Ringoes is an unincorporated community located within East Amwell Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. The community is served by the United States Postal Service as ZIP Code 08551. As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08551 was 5,082.


  • History 1
  • Notable people 2
  • Economy 3
  • Climate 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Ringoes is the oldest known settlement in Hunterdon County. The village grew up around John Ringo's Tavern on Route 179 on the Old York Road. The tavern was the site for many meetings of the Hunterdon Chapter of the Sons of Liberty formed in 1766.[3]

Notable people

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



The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ringoes has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[6]


  1. ^ "Ringoes".  
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  3. ^ Fun Facts About Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Accessed June 11, 2007.
  4. ^ James Buchanan, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 27, 2007.
  5. ^ Gene Andrew Maguire, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed June 10, 2007.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Ringoes, New Jersey

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