Towaco, New Jersey

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Towaco, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Towaco, New Jersey is located in Morris County, New Jersey
Towaco, New Jersey
Towaco, New Jersey
Towaco's location in Morris County (Inset: Morris County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 40°55′19″N 74°20′44″W / 40.92194°N 74.34556°W / 40.92194; -74.34556Coordinates: 40°55′19″N 74°20′44″W / 40.92194°N 74.34556°W / 40.92194; -74.34556
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Morris
Township Montville
Elevation 223 ft (68 m)
ZIP code 07082
GNIS feature ID 0881217[1]

Towaco is an unincorporated community located within Montville Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07082. Its name reflects the Native American history in the area, which identified the locale as TaWagh, meaning "hill", a reference to the terrain of Towaco.[2]

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07082 was 4,723.

The Towaco train station offers New Jersey Transit rail service along the Montclair-Boonton Line. It essentially replaces the abandoned Montville station. The train station has been renovated.

Notable people[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Towaco". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-24. 
  2. ^ Colrick, Patricia Florio. Montville, p. 77, Arcadia Publishing, 2000. ISBN 0-7385-0282-0. Accessed February 23, 2011.
  3. ^ Bzdak, Meredith Arms; and Petersen, Douglas. Public sculpture in New Jersey: monuments to collective identity, p. 1922, Rutgers University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-8135-2700-7. Accessed February 23, 2011.
  4. ^ Hyman, Vicki (2010, June 11). "New Jersey 'Housewives' home off the market; Teresa Giudice says she's not selling". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved August 25, 2010. 

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