Maxim, New Jersey
|Elevation||75 ft (23 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||878202|
Maxim is an unincorporated community located within Howell Township in Monmouth County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The area, just southwest of the Squankum takes its name from the Maxim Powder Company and its founder, Hudson Maxim, who developed a plant there in 1890.
- "Maxim". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
- Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed February 26, 2015.
- "History of Howell Township". Howell Township. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
Another munitions operation in Howell Township was the Maxim Powder Company, located just southwest of the Squankum area, which was founded by Hudson Maxim (MWMA, 1999). The Maxim area of Howell is named after this inventor and entrepreneur.
- "Hudson Maxim - Scientific American". Scientific American.