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The Origin of New Jersey Place Names

Edited by GET NJ
Copyright 2002

This publication was compiled by workers of the Federal Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of New Jersey, and was sponsored by the New Jersey State Library Commission.

Place Classification County Derivation
Jackson Tp Oc Pres. Andrew Jackson
Jacksonburg U Wa Pres. Andrew Jackson
Jacksonville U Bu Pres. Andrew Jackson
Jake's Branch S Oc Jacob Jacobs' sawmill
Jamesburg B Mi James Buckelew, miller, stage owner
Jefferson Tp,U Mr,Gl Pres. Thomas Jefferson
Jericho U Cu,Gl,Sa Biblical city
Jersey City C Hu New Jersey
Jersey Homesteads B Mo Resettlement project
Jobstown U Bu Job Lippincott, tavern keeper
Johnsonburg U Wa Early postmaster
Jugtown U Me Products of Horner pottery

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