Towaco, New Jersey
Towaco, New Jersey
|Elevation||223 ft (68 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0881217|
Towaco is an unincorporated community located within Montville Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07082. Its name reflects the Native American history in the area, which identified the locale as TaWagh, meaning "hill", a reference to the terrain of Towaco.
In Towaco is a location of the leading manufacturer of machines and plants for the foam industry. This American location called Baumer of America, Inc. and is one of the biggest employer of the city.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Towaco include:
- Ulric Ellerhusen (1879–1957), sculptor best known for his works of architectural sculpture.
- Teresa and Joe Giudice, reality TV personalities of Bravo TV's Real Housewives of New Jersey.
- James P. Vreeland (1910-2001), politician who served four terms in the New Jersey Senate after a term in the New Jersey General Assembly.
- "Towaco". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-24.
- Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
- Colrick, Patricia Florio. Montville, p. 77, Arcadia Publishing, 2000. ISBN 0-7385-0282-0. Accessed February 23, 2011.
- DP-1: Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 from the 2010 Demographic Profile Data for ZCTA5 07082, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 21, 2018.
- Towaco station, NJ Transit. Accessed January 21, 2018.
- KG, Albrecht Bäumer GmbH & Co. "Bäumer of America". Bäumer. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
- Bzdak, Meredith Arms; and Petersen, Douglas. Public sculpture in New Jersey: monuments to collective identity, p. 1922, Rutgers University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-8135-2700-7. Accessed February 23, 2011.
- Hyman, Vicki (2010, June 11). "New Jersey 'Housewives' home off the market; Teresa Giudice says she's not selling". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved August 25, 2010.
- Staff. "James P. Vreeland Jr., 91, former state senator, devoted to community service and to farming", New Jersey Hills, July 11, 2001. Accessed January 21, 2018. "Senator Vreeland was born in the Towaco section of Montville and lived there all of his life. He was a 1927 graduate of Boonton High School and went on to attend both Rutgers University and Lehigh University."