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Hibernia, New Jersey
View along Green Pond Road
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Coordinates: 40°56′38″N 74°29′34″W / 40.94389°N 74.49278°W / 40.94389; -74.49278Coordinates: 40°56′38″N 74°29′34″W / 40.94389°N 74.49278°W / 40.94389; -74.49278
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Morris
Township Rockaway
Named for Hibernia, the classical name for Ireland
Elevation
538 ft (164 m)
ZIP code
07866
GNIS feature ID 877076

Hibernia is an unincorporated community located along County Route 513 (Green Pond Road) in Rockaway Township of Morris County, New Jersey. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07842. The community takes its name from Hibernia, the classical name for Ireland.

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07842 was 93.

The Hibernia mines, a series of iron mines worked from pre-Revolutionary times until 1916, are located here.

Since 1970, the former Methodist Episcopal Church on Green Pond Road has been used as a branch of the Rockaway Township Free Public Library.

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