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Middlesex County, New Jersey


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.
The population of Jamesburg is approximately 6,024 (2000), 5915 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,064 (1990), 2172 (2010).
The amount of land area in Jamesburg is 2.18 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Jamesburg is 0.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.007 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jamesburg to Washington DC is 172 miles.
The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 19 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jamesburg is positioned 40.34 degrees north of the equator and 74.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in central New Jersey, northeast of Trenton.
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History & History Related Items

Jamesburg is a borough with the Monroe Township. It was founded by James Buckelew and incorporated in 1887. Buckelew's home still stands today as a memorial. On the grounds is the famous Lincoln Coach which was used to transport President Lincoln to the Statehouse in Trenton.

Here is a history page for Jamesburg which includes some pictures from the past as well as good historical information.
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Learn more about Jamesburg at this site.
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Jamesburg City Government

The official borough site for Jamesburg

Borough Hall
131 Perrineville Road
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Phone:(732) 521-2222

Jamesburg Chamber

Jamesburg Area Chamber of Commerce
131 Perrineville Road
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Phone: 732-521-2222 extension 112

Jamesburg Organizations

Jamesburg Area Chamber of Commerce
131 Perrineville Road
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Phone: 732-521-2222 extension 112

Jamesburg Libraries

Jamesburg Public Library
229 Gatzmer Avenue
Jamesburg, New Jersey 08831
Phone: Number: 732-521-0440
Fax: 732-521-6136

Jamesburg Schools

Jamesburg Public Schools
The district has two schools:
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
28 Front Street
Main Office: 732-521-0400
Fax: 732-605-0571

Grace M. Breckwedel Middle School
13 Augusta Street
Main Office: 732-521-0303
Fax: 732-521-1267

High school students attend school in nearby Monroe Township
Monroe Township High School
1629 Perrineville Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Phone: 732-521-2882

Monroe Township School District


The population of Jamesburg was:
1990 - 5,294
2000 - 6,024

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