Windsor Township, New Jersey

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Windsor was a township (1751-1797) in early Middlesex County, in an area that is now within Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.

Windsor Township was formed by Royal Charter on March 9, 1751, from portions of Piscataway Township. Both East Windsor Township and West Windsor Township were formed when Windsor Township was divided on February 9, 1797.[1] The township was named for Windsor, England.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 165.
  2. ^ Hutchinson, Viola L. The Origin of New Jersey Place Names, New Jersey Public Library Commission, May 1945. Accessed August 29, 2015.

Coordinates: 40°16′34″N 74°33′29″W / 40.276°N 74.558°W / 40.276; -74.558