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Trenton (N.J.)

LC control no.n 80023169
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Geographic headingTrenton (N.J.)
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Geographic subdivision usageNew Jersey--Trenton
The Falls (N.J.)
Falls (N.J.)
Ye Ffalls (N.J.)
Trent-town (N.J.)
City of Trenton (N.J.)
See alsoSouth Trenton (N.J.)
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Millham (N.J. : Township)
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Trenton (N.J. : Township)
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Wilbur (N.J. : Borough)
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedNew Jersey
Found inRand McNally comm'l atlas, 1986 (Trenton; state capital, N.J.; Mercer Co.)
Hist. of Trenton, N.J., 1895 (orig. known as "The Falls" [of the Delaware River]; Ye Ffalls; Trent-town; Trent Town; founded by William Trent; colonial charter 1745; absorbed South Trenton 1851; temp. capital of U.S., 1799)
Encycl. NJ, 1983 (Trenton; manufacturing center; "Ye Falles of Ye De La Warr" first settled 1679; The Falls; developed in 1714 by William Trent, a Philadelphia merchant; orig. Hunterdon County; transferred to Mercer 1830's; chosen as state capital in 1790)
NUCMC data from New Jersey State Archives (Trenton, N.J.) for Millham (N.J. : Township). Board of Health. Minutes and vital records, 1882-1890 (Millham Township, N.J., Mercer Co.; formed 1882; became part of Trenton, N.J., 1888)
NUCMC data from New Jersey State Archives (Trenton, N.J.) for Trenton (N.J. : Township). Clerk's Office. Minutes, 1816-1836 (Trenton Township, N.J.; absorbed by Trenton city in 1837)
NUCMC data from New Jersey State Archives (Trenton, N.J.) for Wilbur (N.J. : Borough). Borough Council. Minutes, 1891-1898 (Wilbur Borough, Mercer Co., N.J.)
Old Mill Hill Society, Trenton, N.J., WWW Home page, History Of Trenton, Aug. 29, 2001 (1898, Borough of Wilbur was annexed and became the Twelfth Ward of Trenton, N.J.)
NUCMC data from NJ Hist. Soc. for Montgomery family. Papers, 1700-1848 (South Trenton, N.J.)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 40°13ʹ01ʺN 074°44ʹ35ʺW)
Wikipedia, August 13, 2015 (Trenton, New Jersey; City of Trenton; capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County, as well as briefly the former capital of the United States of America; 40.223748°N 74.764001°W)
Geographic area coden-us-nj