Harrisville, New Jersey

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Harrisville, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Harrisville is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Harrisville
Harrisville
Location in Burlington County (Inset: Burlington County in New Jersey)
Harrisville is located in New Jersey
Harrisville
Harrisville
Harrisville (New Jersey)
Harrisville is located in the US
Harrisville
Harrisville
Harrisville (the US)
Coordinates: 39°39′41″N 74°31′19″W / 39.66139°N 74.52194°W / 39.66139; -74.52194Coordinates: 39°39′41″N 74°31′19″W / 39.66139°N 74.52194°W / 39.66139; -74.52194
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyBurlington
TownshipBass River
Established1795
Destroyed1914
Named forJohn and Richard Harris
Elevation[1]16 ft (5 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID876972[1]

Harrisville (also called McCartyville) is an unincorporated community and ghost town located within Bass River Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.[1][2]

Harrisville was a small production community that was settled from around 1795 to 1914, located about 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of New Gretna in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. It is best known for producing paper under the Harris family's ownership. It was abandoned and then burned down in 1914 leaving only ruins. It is a part of the history of the Pine Barrens and New Jersey. Only the decayed ruins of this town exist today.[citation needed]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Dellomo, Angelo. Harrisville. Angelo Publishing Company, 1977