Sussex Borough, New Jersey

Sussex Borough, New Jersey (HMI53)

Location: Sussex, NJ 07461 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 12.572', W 74° 36.463'

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Sussex Borough was settled by Peter Decker about 1742. It was incorporated from Wantage Township as the Borough of Deckertown on October 15, 1891. The name was changed to Sussex Borough on March 2, 1902. The Sussex Presbyterian Church, the oldest Church in Sussex Borough was organized in 1839 with 28 members. One of the oldest hospitals in Sussex County opened in Sussex Borough as the Dr. Alexander Linn Hospital in 1918. The last stagecoach ran on June 29, 1872.
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HM NumberHMI53
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders series
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Year Placed2008
Placed BySussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sussex County Historic Marker Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 532886 N 4562091
Decimal Degrees41.20953333, -74.60771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 12.572', W 74° 36.463'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 12' 34.32" N, 74° 36' 27.78" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76 County Rd 643, Sussex NJ 07461, US
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