Mizpah, New Jersey

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Mizpah, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Mizpah is located in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Mizpah is located in New Jersey
Mizpah is located in the US
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]


  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.