Jamesburg, New Jersey

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Jamesburg, New Jersey
Borough of Jamesburg
Jamesburg as seen across Lake Manalapan from Thompson County Park
Jamesburg as seen across Lake Manalapan from Thompson County Park
Jamesburg highlighted in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Jamesburg highlighted in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°20′57″N 74°26′25″W / 40.349279°N 74.440405°W / 40.349279; -74.440405Coordinates: 40°20′57″N 74°26′25″W / 40.349279°N 74.440405°W / 40.349279; -74.440405[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyMiddlesex
IncorporatedMarch 19, 1887
Named forJames Buckelew
Government
 • TypeBorough
 • BodyBorough Council
 • MayorMarlene Lowande (D, term ends December 31, 2019)[3]
 • AdministratorDenise Jawidzik[4]
 • Municipal clerkSusan Boulogne (acting)[4]
Area
 • Total0.883 sq mi (2.289 km2)
 • Land0.877 sq mi (2.272 km2)
 • Water0.006 sq mi (0.016 km2)  0.71%
Area rank518th of 566 in state
25th of 25 in county[1]
Elevation85 ft (26 m)
Population
 • Total5,915
 • Estimate 
(2016)
6,040
 • Rank348th of 566 in state
23rd of 25 in county[8]
 • Density6,741.8/sq mi (2,603.0/km2)
 • Density rank68th of 566 in state
5th of 25 in county[8]"
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP code
08831[9][10]
Area code(s)732 exchanges 521,605 and 656[11]
FIPS code3402334890[1][12][13]
GNIS feature ID0885263[1][14]
Websitewww.jamesburgborough.org

Jamesburg is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 5,915.


Geography[change | change source]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.883 square miles (2.289 km2).

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2010 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey County Subdivisions, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 21, 2015.
  2. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. 2017 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed May 30, 2017. As of date accessed, Lowande is listed as mayor with an incorrect term-end year of 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Administration and Staff, Borough of Jamesburg. Accessed July 12, 2016.
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Borough of Jamesburg, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed March 6, 2013.
  6. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Jamesburg borough, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed April 2, 2012.
  7. Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for Jamesburg borough, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed April 2, 2012.
  8. 8.0 8.1 GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 23, 2012.
  9. Look Up a ZIP Code for Jamesburg, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed November 23, 2012.
  10. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed August 28, 2013.
  11. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Jamesburg, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed August 28, 2013.
  12. American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  13. A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed November 26, 2012.
  14. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.