Mizpah, New Jersey

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Mizpah, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Mizpah is located in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Mizpah
Mizpah
Mizpah is located in New Jersey
Mizpah
Mizpah
Mizpah is located in the US
Mizpah
Mizpah
Location within Atlantic County. Inset: Location of Atlantic County within New Jersey.
Coordinates: 39°29′12″N 74°50′09″W / 39.48667°N 74.83583°W / 39.48667; -74.83583
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Atlantic
Township Hamilton
Elevation 28 m (92 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip Code 08342
GNIS feature ID 878423[1]

Mizpah is an unincorporated community located within the Mays Landing section of Hamilton Township, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.[2]

Mizpah was established as a Jewish colony in southern New Jersey and was planned out by a New York firm of cloak makers. It originally had a factory, 30 houses, and about 100 settlers.[3]

Uncle Dewey's is a popular barbecue stand located in Mizpah, along U.S. Route 40.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)". Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 8, 2016.
  3. ^ Franklin Dye (1901). New Jersey Hand-book. State Board of Agriculture. p. 27. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  4. ^ Beverly Savage (August 17, 2003). "Where There's Smoke". The New York Times. Retrieved March 23, 2015.