Flemington, New Jersey
|Flemington, New Jersey|
|Borough of Flemington|
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||April 26, 1910|
|• Mayor||Erica Edwards (term ends December 31, 2014)|
|• Clerk||Rebecca Newman|
|• Total||1.077 sq mi (2.790 km2)|
|• Land||1.077 sq mi (2.790 km2)|
|• Water||0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2) 0.00%|
|Area rank||493rd of 566 in state
22nd of 26 in county
|Elevation||180 ft (50 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Estimate (2012)||532|
|• Rank||392nd of 566 in state
9th of 26 in county
|• Density||4,252.2/sq mi (1,641.8/km2)|
|• Density rank||141st of 566 in state
1st of 26 in county
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||885220|
Flemington is a borough in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 4,581, reflecting an increase of 381 (+9.1%) from the 4,200 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 153 (+3.8%) from the 4,047 counted in the 1990 Census. It is the county seat of Hunterdon County. Most of the borough is in the Amwell Valley (a low-lying area of the Newark Basin), but northwest portions of the borough sit on the Hunterdon Plateau.
Flemington is an independent municipality located entirely within (and completely surrounded by) Raritan Township and is located near the geographic center of the township.
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Government
- 5 Education
- 6 Mediatech Foundation
- 7 Transportation
- 8 Notable people
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Before European settlement, the land that comprises Flemington, as was all of Hunterdon County, was the territory of the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. In 1712, as part of a land parcel of 9,170 acres (37.1 km2), the Flemington area was acquired by William Penn and Daniel Coxe.
The surrounding fertile farmland dictated that the beginnings of Flemington were agricultural. Early German and English settlers engaged in industries dependent on farm products. As time passed poultry and dairy farms superseded crops in agricultural importance. An example of early settlement families was Johann David and Anna Maria Ephland, who emigrated in 1709 from Germany through London to New York and settled on his 147.5-acre (0.597 km2) farm in 1717. They raised their seven children, and two from his previous marriage, on the farm that now makes up the core of Flemington.
In 1785, Flemington was chosen as the County Seat of Hunterdon. Fire destroyed the old courthouse in 1826 and the City of Lambertville made an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to have the seat relocated there. Flemington remained the County Seat and the Courthouse which stands today on Main Street was built.
What is now Flemington was originally formed as a town by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 14, 1870, within portions of Raritan Township. It became a village as of June 11, 1894, still within Raritan Township. Flemington was finally incorporated as an independent borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 7, 1910, based on the results of a referendum held on April 26, 1910, and was formally separated from Raritan Township. The borough's incorporation was confirmed on April 27, 1931.
In 1856, the Hunterdon County Agricultural society purchased 40 acres (16 ha) of land that would accommodate the people, exhibits and livestock for the County (Flemington) Fair. The purpose of this Fair was to promote competition between farmers, stock raisers and machinery manufacturers. The fair was held every year at the Flemington Fairgrounds which also was the site of Flemington Fair Speedway (later Flemington Raceway). From 1992 through 1995, the speedway hosted the Race of Champions, a race for modified racers. The speedway hosted a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race from 1995 to 1998. In 2003, the County Fair adopted a new name, The Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, and moved to the South County Park in East Amwell Township.
- Union Hotel - Early 19th century hotel in downtown Flemington. Served as a restaurant until its 2008 closure.
- Hunterdon County Courthouse - Historic court house where the Lindbergh Trial took place. Now used for County offices.
- Fleming Castle - Historic house
|Climate data for Flemington, New Jersey (1981-2010 normals)|
|Record high °F (°C)||74
|Average high °F (°C)||38
|Average low °F (°C)||20
|Record low °F (°C)||−18
|Precipitation inches (mm)||3.78
|Snowfall inches (cm)||8.9
|Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in)||10.0||8.5||10.3||11.2||11.7||11.1||9.9||9.5||8.0||8.5||9.2||10.0||117.9|
|Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.1 in)||4.1||3.1||2.3||.4||0||0||0||0||0||0||.3||2.3||12.5|
|Source: NOAA |
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1930-1990 2000 2010
At the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,581 people, 1,815 households, and 996.4 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,252.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,641.8 /km2). There were 1,926 housing units at an average density of 1,787.8 per square mile (690.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 78.48% (3,595) White, 3.93% (180) Black or African American, 0.31% (14) Native American, 5.81% (266) Asian, 0.02% (1) Pacific Islander, 8.71% (399) from other races, and 2.75% (126) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.15% (1,198) of the population.
There were 1,815 households of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.1% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the borough, 22.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.3 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $54,261 (with a margin of error of +/- $15,065) and the median family income was $66,042 (+/- $12,761). Males had a median income of $45,934 (+/- $5,574) versus $47,917 (+/- $11,616) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $31,407 (+/- $3,648). About 14.0% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.0% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 4,202 people, 1,804 households, and 997 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,927.4 people per square mile (1,515.5/km2). There were 1,876 housing units at an average density of 1,754.2 per square mile (676.9/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 89.71% White, 1.19% African American, 0.31% Native American, 3.12% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 3.14% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.98% of the population.
There were 1,804 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.7% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the borough the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 36.9% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $39,886, and the median income for a family was $51,582. Males had a median income of $38,594 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $23,769. About 5.0% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.
Flemington is governed under the borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The government consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council comprising six council members, with all positions elected at large. A Mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office, and votes only in case of a tie. The Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year.
As of 2013[update], the Mayor of Flemington Borough is Erica Edwards, whose term of office ends December 31, 2014. Members of the Flemington Borough Council are Joey Novick, Dorothy Fine, Phil Greiner, John Gorman, Brian Swingle and Phil Velella.
The borough's police department operates under Chief of police George Becker, with one sergeant, one corporal, two detectives, 10 patrolmen and a parking enforcement officer. The department offers a Police Explorer program composed of 20 youth participants.
Federal, state and county representation
Flemington is located in the 7th Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 16th state legislative district. Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, Flemington had been in the 23rd state legislative district.
New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District is represented by Leonard Lance (R, Clinton Township). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker (D, Newark; took office on October 31, 2013, after winning a special election to fill the seat of Frank Lautenberg) and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).
The 16th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Christopher Bateman (R, Somerville) and in the General Assembly by Jack Ciattarelli (R, Hillsborough Township) and Donna Simon (R, Readington Township).  Peter J. Biondi won re-election to an eighth term in the Assembly but died days after the November 2011 election. Simon was selected as his replacement by a Republican Party convention of district delegates and was sworn in on January 30, 2012. The remaining year on his seat will be filled in a November 2012 special election. The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).
Hunterdon County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders, who serve three-year terms of office at-large on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats up for election each year. At an annual reorganization meeting held each January, the freeholders select one member to serve as the board's Director and another to serve as Deputy Director. As of 2013[update], Hunterdon County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Robert G. Walton (Hampton, 2014), Freeholder Deputy Director J. Matthew Holt (Clinton Town, 2015), John King (Raritan Township, 2015), George B. Melick (Tewksbury Township, 2013) and William G. Mennen (Tewksbury Township, 2013).. Constitutional officers elected on a countywide basis are County Clerk Mary H. Melfi (Flemington, 2014), Sheriff Fredrick W. Brown (Alexandria Township, 2013) Surrogate Susan J. Hoffman (Kingwood Township, 2013).
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 2,037 registered voters in Flemington, of which 521 (25.6%) were registered as Democrats, 633 (31.1%) were registered as Republicans and 880 (43.2%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 3 voters registered to other parties.
In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 49.9% of the vote here (794 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain with 47.1% (750 votes) and other candidates with 2.1% (34 votes), among the 1,591 ballots cast by the borough's 2,118 registered voters, for a turnout of 75.1%. In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 50.0% of the vote here (761 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W. Bush with 49.9% (760 votes) and other candidates with 1.3% (25 votes), among the 1,523 ballots cast by the borough's 1,966 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 77.5.
In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 54.6% of the vote here (601 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 32.2% (354 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 10.2% (112 votes) and other candidates with 1.8% (20 votes), among the 1,101 ballots cast by the borough's 2,032 registered voters, yielding a 54.2% turnout.
Children in public school for pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade attend the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District, which also serves children from the neighboring community of Raritan Township. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are four elementary schools — Barley Sheaf School (grades PreK-4; 444 students) - Flemington; Copper Hill School (PreK-4; 607) - Ringoes; Francis A. Desmares School (K-4; 492) - Flemington; and Robert Hunter School (K-4; 449) - Flemington — Reading-Fleming Intermediate School (5-6; 801) in Flemington and J. P. Case Middle School (7-8; 832) - Flemington.
Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Hunterdon Central Regional High School, part of the Hunterdon Central Regional High School District, which serves students in central Hunterdon County from Flemington and from Delaware Township, East Amwell Township, Raritan Township and Readington Township.
High school students may also attend Hunterdon County Polytech Career Academy, a county-wide vocational school that offers career and technical education at two campuses in Raritan Township, New Jersey.
Flemington is the home of the Mediatech Foundation, an experimental community technology center located in the second floor of the Flemington Free Public Library, on Main Street. Mediatech is designed to provide free public access to all forms of digital media. Video games can be checked out just like library books.
Flemington Circle is the largest of three traffic circles in the environs of Flemington and sits just to the southeast of Flemington's historic downtown. U.S. Route 202 and Route 31 approach the circle separately from the north and continue south concurrent, and the circle is the eastern terminus of Route 12. It is one of only a handful of New Jersey's once-widespread traffic circles still extant according to its original design. The circle sees significant congestion on weekends because of the new developments and big-box retailers. Unlike most circles, traffic on US 202 does not yield on entry; US 202, being a main four-lane divided highway, gets the right-of-way.
Two other traffic circles exist on Route 12 just west of the Flemington Circle. Both handle a much smaller volume of traffic; the first one, at South Main Street, named the Main Street Circle (old Route 31), is also in Flemington, and the other, at Flemington Road / Route 523 (old Route 12) and Mine Street, is in Raritan Township. This circle is known informally amongst residents as Dvoor Circle after the historic farm that surrounded parts of it. Route 12 traffic has the right of way in both of these circles, just as US 202 does in Flemington Circle.
Trans-Bridge Lines provides frequent daily bus service, east to New York NY and west to Doylestown and Bethlehem PA. Local routes are provided by Hunterdon County's "Flemington Shuffle" bus service, as well the Cross County Service, which offers demand-response service to all municipalities in Hunterdon County.
Notable current and former residents of Flemington include:
- Aruna, electronic music vocalist.
- Brad Benson (born 1955), offensive lineman who played for the New York Giants.
- John T. Bird (1829–1911), represented New Jersey's 3rd congressional district from 1869 to 1873.
- Samuel L. Bodine (1900–1958), President of the New Jersey Senate and chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee, who served as mayor of Flemington from 1928 to 1936.
- Jack Cust (born 1979), professional baseball designated hitter and outfielder.
- Arthur Fauset (1899–1983), civil rights activist, folklorist, and educator.
- Danny Federici (1950–2008), organ and keyboard player for the E Street Band.
- Arthur F. Foran (1882–1961), President of the New Jersey Senate.
- Dick Foran (1910–1979), a B-movie actor who appeared in several films, most notably with the comedy team of Abbott & Costello.
- Walter E. Foran (1919–1985), member of the New Jersey General Assembly and New Jersey Senate.
- John A. Hanna (1762–1805), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania.
- Debra Ann Livingston (born 1959), professor of law at Columbia Law School and nominee for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
- John Patterson Bryan Maxwell (1804–1845), U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1837–39, 1841-43.
- Barbara McClintock (born 1955), children's book author and illustrator.
- Kathryn Minner (1892–1969), character actress best known as The Little Old Lady from Pasadena in a series of television commercials for Dodge which aired in Southern California from 1964 to 1969.
- Charlie Morton (born 1983), Major League Baseball pitcher. Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates
- William E. Purcell (1856–1928), United States Senator from North Dakota.
- Richard Rubin (born 1983), television personality who appeared on the first season of Beauty and the Geek.
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- Flemington Borough website
- Flemington-Raritan Regional School District
- Flemington-Raritan Regional School District's 2010–11 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Hunterdon Central Regional High School District
- Hunterdon County webpage for Flemington Borough
- Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance
- Mediatech Foundation
- Data for the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics