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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
Keansburg B Mo John Kean, U. S. Sen. 1899-1911
Kearny T Hu Gen. Philip Kearny, Civil War
Kenilworth B Un Kenilworth Castle, England
Kingsland Cr Be Maj. Nathaniel Kingsland
Kingston U Me,Mi,So King William III
Kinkora U Bu Stronghold of Irish King Brian
Kinnelen B Mo Francis S. Kinney, founder
Kittatinny Ms Su,Wa Kit, "great" (A) and stn, "hills" (B) ; or Kitthanne (Delaware River), "great stream" (Ru )

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