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Amsterdam, New Jersey
Historic house at 5 Amsterdam Road
Historic house at 5 Amsterdam Road
Amsterdam, New Jersey is located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey
Location in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey
Location in New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey is located in the United States
Amsterdam, New Jersey
Amsterdam, New Jersey
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township Holland
Elevation
335 ft (102 m)
GNIS feature ID 874335

Amsterdam is an unincorporated community located within Holland Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Located on the southern flank of the Musconetcong Mountain, the area was settled in the first half of the 18th century. It was later named after Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Amsterdam Historic District, encompassing the community, was listed on the state and national registers of historic places in 1995.

History

By 1881, Amsterdam had a saw mill, carpenter shop, and shoe shop.

The former Belvidere Delaware Railroad passed through Amsterdam.


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