Timeline of Jersey City, New Jersey
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Prior to 19th century
|Timeline of New Jersey|
- 1802 - Population of Paulus Hook: 13.
- 1812 - Steam ferry begins operating.
- 1820 - "City of Jersey" incorporated in Bergen Township.
- 1824 - Jersey Glass Company established.
- 1825 - Jersey Porcelain and Earthenware Company incorporated.
- 1833 - American Pottery Manufacturing Company in business.
- 1835 - Jersey City Gazette newspaper begins publication.
- 1836 - Morris Canal in operation.
- 1838 - City renamed "Jersey City."
- 1840 - City becomes part of Hudson County.
- 1850 - Population: 6,856.
- 1851 - Van Vorst Township becomes part of city.
- 1853 - Grace Church Van Vorst built.
- 1856 - Taylor's Hotel in business.
- 1860 - Population: 29,227.
- 1862 - Breusing florists in business.
- 1869 - Bruckner's Variety Store in business.
- 1872 - Law Library Association founded.
- 1873 - Greenville becomes part of Jersey City.
- 1887 - Pavonia Terminal opens.
- 1890 - Population: 163,003.
- 1904 - People's Palace established.
- 1905 - West Side Park opens.
- 1906 - Colgate Clock installed.
- 1907 - Block Drug Company established.
- 1908 - Głos Narodu Polish-language newspaper in publication (approximate date).
- 1909 - Hudson Tubes begin operating to Manhattan.
- 1910 - Population: 267,779.
- 1912 - Lincoln High School established.
- 1922 - Hudson Jewish News begins publication.
- 1927 - Holland Tunnel opens to Lower Manhattan.
- 1929 - New Jersey State Normal School at Jersey City and Loew's Jersey Theatre opens.
- 1930 - Population: 316,715.
- 1937 - Jersey City Giants baseball team formed.
- 1951 - Carpathian Star newspaper begins publication.
- 1974 - Hudson County Community College established.
- Novyĭ Amerikanets Russian-language newspaper begins publication.
- Population: 223,532.
- 1986 - Manila Times East newspaper begins publication.
- 1988 - Sister city relationship established with Cusco, Peru.
- 1990 - Population: 228,537.
- 1991 - Govinda Sanskar Kendra Center active (approximate date).
- 1994 - Sister city relationships established with Ahmedabad, India and Nantong, China.
- 1995 - Sister city relationship established with Ozamiz, Philippines.
- 2000 - Population: 240,055.
- 2002 - Sister city relationship established with Saint John's, Antigua.
- 2005 - New Jersey Arya Samaj Mandir Humanitarian Mission headquartered in city.
- 2008 - Sister city relationship established with Rosario, Argentina.
- 2010 - Population: 247,597.
- 2011 - Golden Door Film Festival begins.
- 2013 - Steven Fulop becomes mayor.
- Jersey City history
- Bergen Township, New Jersey (1661–1862)
- Timeline of Jersey City, New Jersey-area railroads
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Hudson County, New Jersey
- List of mayors of Jersey City
- Timeline of New Jersey
- other cities in New Jersey
- Ripley 1879.
- Gordon 1834.
- Federal Writers' Project 1946: "Jersey City"
- Shalhoub 2003.
- Britannica 1910.
- Maxine N. Lurie; Marc Mappen, eds. (2004). Encyclopedia of New Jersey. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. ISBN 0813536510.
- "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- Farrier 1879.
- International Publishing Company 1887.
- William H. Richardson (1919), The "makings" of the Lincoln Association of Jersey City, Jersey City: Jersey City Printing Co., OCLC 10592674
- Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- Echoes of the Aesthetic Society of Jersey City, New York: Thompson and Moreau, 1882
- Programme for celebrating the centennial anniversary of American independence on the third and fourth of July, 1876. W.R. Mason & Co. 1876.
- Annual Report of the Free Public Library of Jersey City, NJ, 1, 1892
- Rider 1916.
- "New Jersey". Official Congressional Directory: 69th Congress. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1926.
- "Sister Cities". Destination Jersey City. Jersey City Economic Development Corporation. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
- Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, US Census Bureau, 1998
- Pluralism Project. "Jersey City, New Jersey". Directory of Religious Centers. Harvard University. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "Mayor of Jersey City". City of Jersey City. Archived from the original on January 12, 1998.
- "City of Jersey City". Archived from the original on January 1998 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine.
- "Official City of Jersey City Web Site". Archived from the original on December 1998.
- "About JC Landmarks". Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "Biography of the Mayor". City of Jersey City. Archived from the original on December 5, 2007.
- "New Jersey Arya Samaj Mandir, Inc". Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "Meet the Mayors". Washington, DC: United States Conference of Mayors. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- Federal Writers' Project (1946). "Chronology". New Jersey: a Guide to its Present and Past. American Guide Series. NY: Hastings House.
- Published in the 19th century
- Thomas Francis Gordon (1834), "Jersey City", Gazetteer of the State of New Jersey, Trenton: Daniel Fenton, OCLC 4366560
- Isaac Costa, ed. (1866). Gopsill's Jersey City and Hoboken Directory. James Gopsill.
- "Jersey City", Goulding's Business Directory of New York, Brooklyn, Newark, Paterson, Jersey City, and Hoboken, Lawrence G. Gulding, 1875
- George H. Farrier, ed. (1879), Memorial of the centennial celebration of the Battle of Paulus Hook, August 19, 1879; with a history of the early settlement and present condition of Jersey City, N.J., Jersey City, OCLC 1742471
- George Ripley; Charles A. Dana, eds. (1879). "Jersey City". The American Cyclopaedia (2nd ed.). New York: D. Appleton and Company.
- Richard Edwards (1882), "Jersey City", Industries of New Jersey, 6: Hudson, Passaic and Bergen Counties, New York: Historical Publishing Company, OCLC 21190682
- William H. Shaw (1884), "Jersey City (etc.)", History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey, Philadelphia: Everts & Peck
- F. Killenberger (1887), "Jersey City", F. Killenberger's Pocket Gazetteer of the State of New Jersey, New Brunswick: New Jersey Pub. Co.
- "Jersey City". Quarter-Century's Progress of New Jersey's Leading Manufacturing Centres. NY: International Publishing Company. 1887.
- Jersey City Street Railway Guide, Jersey City: Stephen & Hansen, printers, 1890
- Charles Winfield (1891). Monograph on the Founding of Jersey City. New York: Caxton Press.
- Herbert Foster Gunnison (1896), "Jersey City", Visitor's Guide to the Greater New York, Jersey City and Suburbs, Brooklyn, N.Y.: Eagle Press
- Harriet Phillips Eaton (1899), Jersey City and its Historic Sites, Jersey City: The Woman's Club
- Published in the 20th century
- "Jersey City", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424 – via Internet Archive
- Walter Gregory Muirheid (1910), Jersey City of To-Day: its history, people, trades, commerce, institutions & industries
- Arthur Fremont Rider (1916), "Jersey City", Rider's New York City and Vicinity, including Newark, Yonkers and Jersey City, New York: H. Holt and Company
- "Jersey City, Hudson County". Industrial Directory of New Jersey. Paterson NJ. 1918.
- Board of City Commissioners of Jersey City (1920). Jersey City Development Plan.
- Federal Writers' Project (1946). "Jersey City". New Jersey: a Guide to its Present and Past. American Guide Series. NY: Hastings House.
- Kevin Lynch (1960), "Three Cities: Jersey City", Image of the City, Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, p. 25+, OL 5795447M
- Ory Mazar Nergal, ed. (1980), "Jersey City", Encyclopedia of American Cities, New York: E.P. Dutton, OL 4120668M
- Published in the 21st century
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