Sussex, New Jersey

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Sussex, New Jersey
Borough of Sussex
Intersection of Route 23 and Route 284
Intersection of Route 23 and Route 284
Map of Sussex County highlighting Sussex Borough. Inset: Location of Sussex County in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Sussex County highlighting Sussex Borough. Inset: Location of Sussex County in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Sussex, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Sussex, New Jersey
Coordinates: 41°12′35″N 74°36′24″W / 41.209859°N 74.606535°W / 41.209859; -74.606535Coordinates: 41°12′35″N 74°36′24″W / 41.209859°N 74.606535°W / 41.209859; -74.606535[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountySussex
IncorporatedOctober 14, 1891 as Deckertown
RenamedMarch 2, 1902 as Sussex
Named forSussex, England
Government
 • TypeBorough
 • BodyBorough Council
 • MayorKatherine Little (D, term ends December 31, 2019)[3]
 • Administrator / Municipal clerkMark Zschack[4]
Area
 • Total0.619 sq mi (1.604 km2)
 • Land0.589 sq mi (1.526 km2)
 • Water0.030 sq mi (0.078 km2)  4.86%
Area rank538th of 566 in state
23rd of 24 in county
Elevation449 ft (137 m)
Population
 • Total2,130
 • Estimate 
(2016)
2,039
 • Rank481st of 566 in state
20th of 24 in county[8]
 • Density3,615.9/sq mi (1,396.1/km2)
 • Density rank176th of 566 in state
1st of 24 in county[8]
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP code
07461[9][10]
Area code(s)973 exchanges: 702, 875[11]
FIPS code3403771670[1][12][13]
GNIS feature ID0885414[1][14]
Websitewww.sussexboro.com

Sussex is a borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 2,130.[15]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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.
  4. Municipal Clerk / Administrator, Borough of Sussex. Accessed August 2, 2016.
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Borough of Sussex, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed March 14, 2013.
  6. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Sussex borough, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed April 2, 2012.
  7. Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for Sussex borough, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed April 4, 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 February 26, 2013.
  9. Look Up a ZIP Code for Sussex, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed April 4, 2012.
  10. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed August 30, 2013.
  11. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Sussex, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed August 30, 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 October 31, 2012.
  14. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  15. Table 7. Population for the Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey: 1990, 2000 and 2010 Archived May 20, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, February 2011. Accessed February 26, 2013.