US State New Jersey Municipalities With Geoname IDs

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This dataset includes data about 565 municipalities of New Jersey, US state, including the GeoName ID for each municipality. The data describes New Jersey’s municipalities with regard to the population size, county, type, the form of government and the aspects related to its establishment, change of type and name.

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The source of the data contained in this dataset is Open Knowledge International. The dataset was enriched with data from Wikipedia, which is one of the primary sources of data, along with GeoNames.org.

There are five types of municipalities in the state: boroughs (250), cities (52), towns (15), townships (245) and villages (4). The sources of data used for the article on Wikipedia are as follows:
– The Official Web Site for The State of New Jersey. Archived from the original on 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
– Census 2010: New Jersey;
– Snyder, John P. “The Story of New Jersey’s Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968” (PDF). Retrieved 29 August 2016;
– Staff. “Artifacts found during search of Edison’s Piscatawaytown”, Edison Sentinel, October 12, 2011. Accessed March 22, 2012. “Three artifacts discovered in the township’s oldest neighborhood are believed to date back to the Colonial era…. Piscatawatown and the Commons were founded in 1666 as the original settlement of Piscataway. The Commons is still public land and is one of the few remaining commons areas in the state. The location was part of Piscataway Township until 1870, when it became part of Raritan Township. In 1954, the area became part of Edison;
– Knapp, Krystal (October 1, 2012). “Merged Municipality Will Be Called Princeton, New Jersey”. Planet Princeton. Retrieved January 2, 2013;
– “Vernon Township Mayor’s Office website”;
– New Jersey State Commission on County and Municipal Government, Modern Forms of Municipal Government, 1992, Chapter VI: Municipal Names and Municipal Classification.

Date Created

2017-09-22

Last Modified

2018-11-05

Version

2018-11-05

Update Frequency

Irregular

Temporal Coverage

2010-2017

Spatial Coverage

United States, State of New Jersey

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Keywords

New Jersey Municipalities, NJ Counties, New Jersey Cities, New Jersey City List, New Jersey Towns, New Jersey Population, Major Cities In New Jersey, New Jersey GeoNames ID

Other Titles

The List Of Municipalities Of State New Jersey, New Jersey Cities, Towns, Townships, Villages and Boroughs

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
Municipality_Geoname_IDThe unique identifier in the GeoNames geographical databaseintegerunique : 1 required : 1 level : Nominal
Rank_By_Population_SizeThe rank of a municipality among New Jersey municipalities, according to population sizeintegerrequired : 1 level : Ordinal
MunicipalityMunicipality's namestringrequired : 1
CountyThe name of the county where the municipality is localizedstringrequired : 1
Population_Size_In_2010The population size of a municipality according to the 2010 censusintegerrequired : 1 level : Ratio
Population_Size_In_2017The population size of a municipality according to the 2010 censusintegerrequired : 1 level : Ratio
Municipality_TypeOne of the five types of municipalities met in New Jersey (borough, city, town, township and village)stringrequired : 1
Form_Of_GovernmentThe form of government the municipality employsstring-
Community_Establishment_YearThe year when first community has been established on the current municipality areadate-
Community_Incorporation_YearThe year when the community established on the current municipality area, incorporated in form of localitydate-
NotesInformation regarding municipalities changes over time, along with the year the change occurredstring-
Municipality_Geoname_IDRank_By_Population_SizeMunicipalityCountyPopulation_Size_In_2010Population_Size_In_2017Municipality_TypeForm_Of_GovernmentCommunity_Establishment_YearCommunity_Incorporation_YearNotes
4501681519ElmerSalem13951312Borough1893
5095151475AlphaWarren23692297Borough1911
5095438534Bay HeadOcean968981Borough1886
5095199548AndoverSussex606567Borough1904
5100405256LeoniaBergen89379262Borough1894
5095811280BogotaBergen81878567Borough1894
4500776301BerlinCamden75887606Borough1927
5096107303ButlerMorris75397774Borough1901
5097834310FanwoodUnion73187808Borough1895
5098361403GarwoodUnion42264408Borough1903