Pittstown, New Jersey

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Pittstown, New Jersey
Unincorporated town
Pittstown, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Pittstown, New Jersey
Pittstown, New Jersey
Pittstown's location in Hunterdon County (Inset: Hunterdon County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 40°34′55″N 74°57′33″W / 40.58194°N 74.95917°W / 40.58194; -74.95917Coordinates: 40°34′55″N 74°57′33″W / 40.58194°N 74.95917°W / 40.58194; -74.95917
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
ZIP code 08867
GNIS feature ID 0879337[1]
Pittstown Inn

Pittstown is an unincorporated community within portions of Alexandria Township, Franklin Township, and Union Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States, named after William Pitt. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08867. The area was named Hofftown in the 18th century after landowner Lawrence Hoff.[2]

As of the United States Census, 2010, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) 08867 was 4,384.[3]

Pittstown is located at 40°34′55″N 74°57′33″W / 40.58194°N 74.95917°W / 40.58194; -74.95917.[4]

Sites of interest[edit]

Pittstown Barn
  • The Pittstown Barn is a barn built in 1800[5] across from the intersection of CR 579 and Pittstown Road. The south side of the barn has: "So this is Pittstown" painted on it with "R U Lost" and an old county map underneath.
  • The Pittstown Inn was originally Hoff's Mill. The building, which served as a tavern and informal town hall, was also a stagecoach stopover and place of lodging. The building went through several owners and was later known as the Century Hotel when owned by Moore Furman, before suffering a fire which greatly damaged the interior.[2] Today, the building serves as a restaurant. It is currently owned by Gary walia who is a seasoned restauranteur and a keen aviator and is a resident of Pittstown.
  • The Refine Spa (Furman's Mill) was built as a stone grist mill along the on a tributary of Capoolong Creek by Moore Furman, quartermaster general of George Washington's army.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Notable current and former residents of Pittstown include:

Transportation[edit]

Alexandria Airport is located 2 statute miles (3 km) west of the central business district.

Wineries[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pittstown". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  2. ^ a b Pittstown Inn History
  3. ^ Zip Code Tabulation Area 08867, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 20, 2008.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pittstown, Geographic Names Information System, accessed January 20, 2008
  5. ^ Property Details
  6. ^ Moore Furman
  7. ^ Cosdon, Christina K. " Kappler lands 2nd Invitational", St. Petersburg Times, March 30, 2003. Accessed August 12, 2007. "Kappler, 36, of Pittstown, N.J., bested a field of eight Saturday night in the jumpoff and was the only one to complete two fault-free rounds with his Dutch-bred Royal Kaliber."

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