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Statistics & Facts

The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.
The population of Carteret is approximately 19,025 (1990), 22844 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,811 (1990), 7591 (2010).
The amount of land area in Carteret is 11.298 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.637 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carteret to Washington DC is 191 miles.
The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 37 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carteret is positioned 40.58 degrees north of the equator and 74.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Carteret Historical Events

1943, 28 April
Death of Nicholas Minue in Tunisia. He was a medal of honor recipient. The medal was awarded posthumously. Nicholas was born in Carteret, New Jersey.

This page tells about his heroic actions in battle.

1911, November 24
Birth of Joe Medwick
Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
He played for the "Gashouse Gang" Cardinals of the 1930's. He died 21 March 1975 in Florida.

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