Squankum, New Jersey
|Squankum, New Jersey|
|Elevation||43 ft (13 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||880830|
Squankum (Lenape for "place where evil spirits dwell") is an unincorporated community within Howell Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey. The name Squankum was the name used for a town in Gloucester County, which was changed to present day Williamstown (see note above). This was due to postal regulations that prohibited the two towns from having the same name.
Located within Howell Township, Squakum is near Allaire State Park. Major county roads in Squankum include CR 547 and CR 524. I-195 provides access to Squankum, along with its neighboring town, Farmingdale, via exit 31B.
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