Jacobstown, New Jersey

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Jacobstown, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Center of Jacobstown along CR 528
Center of Jacobstown along CR 528
Jacobstown is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Location in Burlington County (Inset: Burlington County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 40°04′33″N 74°35′00″W / 40.07583°N 74.58333°W / 40.07583; -74.58333Coordinates: 40°04′33″N 74°35′00″W / 40.07583°N 74.58333°W / 40.07583; -74.58333
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Burlington
Township North Hanover
Named for Jacob Andrew
Elevation 177 ft (54 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 877402[1]

Jacobstown is an unincorporated community located within North Hanover Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. Jacobstown got its name from a Quaker named Jacob Andrew.[2] The community houses the North Hanover Township municipal building, courthouse, and two elementary schools within the North Hanover Township School District.[3]

Notable people[edit]

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


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jacobstown, New Jersey
  2. ^ Thomas Sharp Griffiths (1904). A history of Baptists in New Jersey. Barr Press Pub. Co. Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  3. ^ Google (May 24, 2015). "Aerial view of Jacobstown" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Joe Borden". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved March 4, 2015.