Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey

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Hamilton Township, New Jersey
Township of Hamilton
Sayen Park Botanical Garden
Motto(s): 
America's Favorite Hometown[1]
Location in Mercer County and the state of New Jersey.
Location in Mercer County and the state of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°12′23″N 74°40′31″W / 40.206266°N 74.675274°W / 40.206266; -74.675274Coordinates: 40°12′23″N 74°40′31″W / 40.206266°N 74.675274°W / 40.206266; -74.675274[2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Mercer
IncorporatedApril 11, 1842
Named forHamilton Square / Alexander Hamilton
Government
 • TypeFaulkner Act Mayor-Council
 • BodyTownship Council
 • MayorJeff Martin (D, term ends December 31, 2023)[3][4]
 • AdministratorDavid Kenny[5]
 • Municipal clerkEileen A. Gore[6]
Area
 • Total40.31 sq mi (104.41 km2)
 • Land39.44 sq mi (102.14 km2)
 • Water0.87 sq mi (2.26 km2)  2.17%
Area rank55th of 565 in state
2nd of 12 in county
Elevation98 ft (30 m)
Population
 • Total88,464
 • Estimate 
(2019)
87,065
 • Rank9th of 565 in state
1st of 12 in county[11]
 • Density2,240.2/sq mi (864.9/km2)
 • Density rank271nd of 565 in state
6th of 12 in county
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Codes
08609–08611, 08619, 08620, 08629, 08650, 08690, 08691[12][13]
Area code(s)609 and 640[14]
FIPS code3402129310[15][16]
GNIS feature ID0882127[17]
Websitewww.hamiltonnj.com

Hamilton Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States

References[change | change source]

  1. Quality of Life Archived 2018-03-22 at the Wayback Machine, Hamilton Township. Accessed July 11, 2016. "'America's Favorite Hometown' enjoys a deep-rooted history dating back to 1686, when our community was organized as the Town of Nottingham."
  2. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. 2020 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed February 1, 2020.
  4. Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman. "Mayor Jeff Martin assumes power in Hamilton Township: 'We will not stay in our lane'". The Trentonian. Archived from the original on 2020-01-02. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  5. Department of Administration, Hamilton Township, New Jersey. Accessed September 7, 2019.
  6. Office of the Municipal Clerk, Hamilton Township, New Jersey. Accessed September 7, 2019.
  7. 2019 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 1, 2020.
  8. "Township of Hamilton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved March 5, 2013.
  9. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Hamilton township, Mercer County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 19, 2012.
  10. "ilton Township: 'We will not stay in" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-05-30. Retrieved 2021-02-26., New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed November 19, 2012.
  11. GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 19, 2012.
  12. Look Up a ZIP Code for Hamilton, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed March 17, 2011.
  13. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed October 2, 2013.
  14. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Hamilton, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed October 2, 2013.
  15. U.S. Census website , United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  16. Geographic codes for New Jersey Archived 2019-06-04 at the Wayback Machine, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed September 1, 2019.
  17. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.