Bayonne, New Jersey

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Bayonne (pronounced bay-OWN)[1] is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. Bayonne is east of Newark, the state's largest city, north of Elizabeth in Union County and west of Brooklyn. As of 2020, the population was 71,686.[2]

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  1. Wright, E. Assata. "Secaucus: How do you pronounce it? Development put town on map, but newcomers don’t know where they are" Archived 2018-09-15 at the Wayback Machine, Hudson Reporter, July 6, 2011. "Therefore, the new neighbors may proudly totter about telling folks they live in Sih-KAW-cus or See-KAW-cus. However, natives prefer that the accent be on the first syllable, as in: SEE-kaw-cus.... Bayonne is bay-OWN, not ba-YON, locals say. Kearny is Kar-nee, not Keer-nee."
  2. "QuickFacts: Bayonne city, New Jersey". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 11, 2024.

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