Hainesville, New Jersey facts for kids
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Hainesville, New Jersey
|County||[[Image:|23x23px|border |]] Sussex|
|Named for||Daniel Haines|
|Elevation||190 m (620 ft)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT|
Hainesville is an unincorporated community located within Sandyston Township, in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. It lies along a stretch of County Route 645, known as the Layton-Hainesville Road, that runs parallel to U.S. Route 206 and connects to County Route 675. It is adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and near the towns of Shaytown and Layton. Its coordinates are latitude 41.25194 and longitude −74.80333. It is 620 feet (189 meters) above sea level.
Hainesville and environs is home to the Hidden Acres golf course, the Hainesville Fish and Wildlife Management Area, a body of water known as the Hainesville Pond, and the Hainesville Cemetery. The Catholic parish St. Thomas the Apostle (Hainesville) is actually located in nearby Layton.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Hainesville include:
- Blase Cole (born November 21, 1879), a physician who served in the New Jersey Senate, representing Sussex County, from 1925 to 1936. He was additionally an alternate New Jersey delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1932.
- The comic-book artist Bill Sienkiewicz was raised in Hainesville from the age of five.
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