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Hainesburg, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Warren
Township Knowlton
Named for John Haines
 • Total 0.156 sq mi (0.405 km2)
 • Land 0.155 sq mi (0.402 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)  0.84%
Elevation 318 ft (97 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 91
 • Density 586.3/sq mi (226.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3428920
GNIS feature ID 02583997

Hainesburg is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Knowlton Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. As of the 2010 Census, the CDP's population was 91.


Hainesburg is located next to Paulins Kill, and a stone grist mill was erected on that waterway prior to the American Revolution. The mill was destroyed by fire in 1908.

A tannery was built in 1840 by Jacob Hibler.

Land was acquired at Hainesburg in 1843 by the Beck brothers, who divided it into lots. Originally known as "Sodom", the town's first post office was called "Hainesburg" in honor of John Haines, who made a significant donation to a school located there.

A saw mill was built by George Adams in 1881, and a station on the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway was located in Hainesburg.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.156 square miles (0.405 km2), including 0.155 square miles (0.402 km2) of land and 0.001 square miles (0.003 km2) of water (0.84%).


Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07833 was 159.

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 91 people, 29 households, and 23 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 586.3 per square mile (226.4/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 231.9 per square mile (89.5/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.70% (88) White, 0.00% (0) Black or African American, 2.20% (2) Native American, 0.00% (0) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.10% (1) from other races, and 0.00% (0) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.99% (10) of the population.

There were 29 households out of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.14 and the average family size was 3.57.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 38.5% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.3 years. For every 100 females there were 111.6 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 137.0 males.

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