Columbus, New Jersey

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Columbus, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Census Bureau map of Columbus, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Columbus, New Jersey
Columbus, New Jersey is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Columbus, New Jersey
Columbus, New Jersey
Location of Columbus in Burlington County (Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey)
Columbus, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Columbus, New Jersey
Columbus, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°04′21″N 74°43′15″W / 40.07250°N 74.72083°W / 40.07250; -74.72083Coordinates: 40°04′21″N 74°43′15″W / 40.07250°N 74.72083°W / 40.07250; -74.72083
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Mansfield
Elevation[1] 82 ft (25 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08022[2]
GNIS feature ID 875584[1]

Columbus is an unincorporated community located within Mansfield Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.[3] The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08022.[2]

Notable people[edit]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Columbus include:

The Columbus Farmer's Market[edit]

The Columbus Farmer's Market is located at 2919 Route 206 in Columbus, New Jersey. The Columbus Farmer's Market is the largest and oldest farmer's market in the Delaware Valley. Opening in 1919, the market originally served as an auction for farm animals such as cattle and horses. The original location of the Columbus Farmer's Market was in the center of Columbus. However, in 1929 the market relocated to its current location on Route 206. The market continued to grow at its new location, selling not only livestock but a variety of agricultural machinery and fresh eggs. In 1988 the Columbus Farmer's Market was sold to a new owner, who expanded the market to 200 acres. Under the new ownership, the Columbus Market introduced a new produce building, the outdoor flea market and a multitude of other developments. The Columbus Farmers Market now has expanded to four new buildings, which contain the Columbus Self Storage, The Columbus Antiques Mall and J&L Sheds and Furniture. In present day, the market serves the community in a multitude of ways, selling flowers, fresh produce and fish, baked good and other foods, clothing, jewelry and an assortment of other merchandise available at the outdoor and indoor markets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Columbus". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b Look Up a ZIP Code for Columbus, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed March 23, 2012.
  3. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed March 14, 2015.
  4. ^ Eisenberg, Jamey. "Vikings won't pull surprise attack on Arizona", CBS Sports, March 21, 2009. Accessed March 22, 2012. "The best player is Cedric Jackson. He's a 6-feet-3 senior point guard from Columbus, N.J. Jackson started his college career at St. John's, but he transferred to Cleveland State after the 2006 season because he wanted more playing time. He also wanted to follow coach Gary Waters, who had resigned at Rutgers that same year and was moving to CSU. Waters recruited Jackson out of North Burlington High School in New Jersey, so Waters knew of his talents."

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