Hackettstown, New Jersey

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Hackettstown is a town in Warren County, New Jersey in the United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 9,724.[1] The town is located in the eastern region of the Lehigh Valley.

It is believed that Hackettstown was named after Samuel Hackett, an early settler and large landowner.[2][3]

Hackettstown was named #72 of the top 100 towns in the United States to Live and Work In by Money Magazine in 2005.[4]

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  1. Table 7. Population for the Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey: 1990, 2000 and 2010 Archived 2017-08-07 at the Wayback Machine, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, February 2011. Accessed July 6, 2012.
  2. via the Trenton Monitor. "Origin of Geographical Names in New Jersey", Camden Democrat, August 12, 1865. Accessed July 6, 2012. "Hackettstown - After Samuel Hackett, an early settler."
  3. Gannett, Henry. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, p. 146. United States Government Printing Office, 1905. Accessed March 17, 2015.
  4. Best Places to Live 2005: No. 72 - Hackettstown, NJ, Money (magazine), backed up by the Internet Archive as of July 6, 2008. Accessed March 17, 2015.