Ewingville, New Jersey

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Ewingville, New Jersey
The main intersection in Ewingville as it appeared in 2016
The main intersection in Ewingville as it appeared in 2016
Ewingville, New Jersey is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey
Location of Ewingville in Mercer County Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey (New Jersey)
Ewingville, New Jersey is located in the United States
Ewingville, New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey
Ewingville, New Jersey (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°16′37″N 74°46′51″W / 40.27694°N 74.78083°W / 40.27694; -74.78083Coordinates: 40°16′37″N 74°46′51″W / 40.27694°N 74.78083°W / 40.27694; -74.78083
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyMercer
TownshipEwing
Elevation138 ft (42 m)
GNIS feature ID876251[1]

Ewingville is a section of Ewing Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States originally settled as a village on Shabakunk Creek.[2][3] Located at the intersection of Ewingville Road/Upper Ferry Road and Pennington Road, it is one of the oldest settlements in Ewing Township and dates back to the 18th century. The community was known as Cross Keys before adopting its current name in 1836, two years after the incorporation of Ewing Township in 1834.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ewingville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Keyes, Charles Rollin; Prosser, Charles Smith; Eldridge, George Homans; Gannett, Henry (1895). "A Bibliography of North American Paleontology, 1888-1892".
  3. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed January 7, 2015.
  4. ^ Jo Ann Tesauro (2002). Images of America: Ewing Township. Arcadia Publishing. p. 8. ISBN 0-7385-1040-8. Cross Keys/Ewingville was a village with its main intersection at today's Pennington, Ewingville and Upper Ferry Roads. This bustling town was named after William Green's Cross Keys Inn, located on the northeast corner of the intersection in the 1700s.
  5. ^ Jo Ann Tesauro (2002). Images of America: Ewing Township. Arcadia Publishing. p. 64. ISBN 0-7385-1040-8. In the 1700s and part of 1800s, this village was called Cross Keys, as was the hotel at its main intersection. In 1836, after the incorporation of Ewing Township in 1834, the village became known as Ewingville.