Jutland, New Jersey

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Jutland, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Jutland, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey is located in the US
Jutland, New Jersey
Jutland, New Jersey
Location of Jutland in Hunterdon County Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°37′22″N 74°57′52″W / 40.62278°N 74.96444°W / 40.62278; -74.96444Coordinates: 40°37′22″N 74°57′52″W / 40.62278°N 74.96444°W / 40.62278; -74.96444
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township Union
Elevation[1] 328 ft (100 m)
GNIS feature ID 877508[1]

Jutland is an unincorporated community located within Union Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.[2]

Jutland is located approximately 1.2 mi (1.9 km) south of Interstate 78. Jutland Lake and Jutland Dam are located east of the settlement.[3][4]

History[edit]

The Lehigh Valley Railroad completed the New Jersey part of its main line through Jutland using its Easton and Amboy Railroad subsidiary in 1875 (the line for its majority of its existence traveled between Buffalo, New York and New York City) and in the early 1900s, a depot was erected in Jutland. The Lehigh Valley Railroad main line is now called the Lehigh Line now owned and operated by the Norfolk Southern Railway.

Jutland was a center for produce marketing, and fruit and milk were the most popular items transported to New York City. The Hunterdon County Fruit Exchange was located in Jutland, and in 1889, about 16,000 baskets of peaches were processed there. Jutland had a post office, farm equipment store, blacksmith, large fertilizer and feed store, school (now a day-care center), and town hall.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jutland". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed January 30, 2015.
  3. ^ "Jutland Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Jutland Dam". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "A Brief History of Union Township". Township of Union. Retrieved December 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ Annual Report of the State Board of Agriculture. New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. 1889. p. 530.