Jackson Mills, New Jersey
|Jackson Mills, New Jersey|
Jackson Township Veterans Memorial Garden in Jackson Mills
|Elevation||98 ft (30 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0877394|
Jackson Mills is an unincorporated community located within Jackson Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Jackson Mills is located near exit 22 on Interstate 195. It is also located nearby County Route 526 (County Line Road and Commodore Boulevard) and Jackson Mills Lake. The site was originally home to a sawmill owned by William Jackson (after whom the township may have been named). Today surrounding the lake are some houses and townhomes, small businesses, and the Jackson Township Veterans Memorial Garden, though this area of the township is more rural than other more suburbanized portions of it due to the higher density of forest.
- "Jacksons Mills". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
- Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
- Google (June 20, 2016). "Aerial view of Jackson Mills" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
- "Jackson Community Profile" (PDF). Ocean County Library. June 2001. p. 5. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
Some discussion centers on the origin of Jackson's name. Some subscribe to the notion that the township was named after William Jackson who owned a sawmill at Jackson's Mills, but recent historians dismissed the suggestion pointing out that there were citizens much more prominent and affluent at the time.
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