Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 10 New Jersey Town Names

If you’re a regular reader of Only In New Jersey, you probably know that I’m a bit of a history buff. I’m fascinated by the past and have a particular interest in origin stories. How did things come to be? Why? While all history is fun for me, I’ve got a soft spot for Garden State Trivia. Today, I’m going to talk about the meaning behind 10 New Jersey town names. I hope you find their stories intriguing!

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Are you familiar with any New Jersey town name stories? Let us know in the comments! For the origins of our county names, click here.