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Cheesequake, New Jersey
Center of Cheesequake along Route 34
Center of Cheesequake along Route 34
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Coordinates: 40°25′29″N 74°17′16″W / 40.42472°N 74.28778°W / 40.42472; -74.28778Coordinates: 40°25′29″N 74°17′16″W / 40.42472°N 74.28778°W / 40.42472; -74.28778
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Middlesex
Township Old Bridge
Elevation
102 ft (31 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 732 & 848
GNIS feature ID 875383

Cheesequake is an unincorporated community located within Old Bridge Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. Cheesequake is located along Route 34, south of Cheesequake State Park.

The community's name has been said to be derived from the Lenni Lenape word "Cheseh-oh-ke", meaning "upland" or from the word "chickhake", meaning "land that has been cleared."

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