Carpentersville, New Jersey

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Carpentersville, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Carpentersville, New Jersey is located in Warren County, New Jersey
Carpentersville, New Jersey
Carpentersville, New Jersey
Location of Carpentersville within Warren County. Inset: Location of Warren County in New Jersey.
Carpentersville, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Carpentersville, New Jersey
Carpentersville, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
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Country United States
State New Jersey
County Warren
Township Pohatcong
Named for Jacob Carpenter
Elevation[1] 161 ft (49 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 875216[1]

Carpentersville is an unincorporated community located in Pohatcong Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States.[1][2]

Carpentersville is located on the east bank of the Delaware River, 6 mi (9.7 km) south of Phillipsburg. Pohatcong Creek flows into the Delaware River south of Carpentersville.[3]

History

The settlement is named for Jacob Carpenter, a Swiss immigrant who settled here in 1748.[4]

Roper's Ferry operated across the Delaware River as early as 1769.[4]

A line of the Pennsylvania Railroad reached Carpentersville in 1854.[4]

By 1882, Carpentersville had saw and grist mills, a post office, and ten lime kilns.[5]

Delaware River Drive, a New Jersey state highway which existed from 1911 to 1916, passed through Carpentersville.[citation needed]

In 1995, the Belvidere and Delaware River Railway began operating a freight railroad between Milford, New Jersey and West Easton, Pennsylvania, with a stop in Carpentersville.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Carpentersville
  2. Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed December 18, 2014.
  3. Grumet, Robert S. (2014). "Beyond Manhattan: A Gazetteer of Delaware Indian History Reflected In Modern-Day Place Names" (PDF). New York State Education Department.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Cummins, George Wyckoff (1911). History of Warren County, New Jersey. Lewis Historical Publishing Company. pp. 241, 242.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Edwards, Richard (1882). Industries of New Jersey, Part 1. Historical Publishing Company. p. 76.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Belvidere & Delaware River". Belvidere & Delaware River Railway Company. Retrieved December 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>