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Ledgewood, New Jersey
King Homestead in the historic Drakesville section
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Ledgewood is an unincorporated community located within Roxbury Township in Morris County, New Jersey. It was historically known as Drakesville after Abraham Drake, originally from Piscataway, New Jersey, who operated a mill and tavern here in the mid 1700s. The community was located on the Morris Canal.
As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07852 was 2,558.
Ledgewood Mall is located in Ledgewood.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Ledgewood include:
- Jetur R. Riggs (1809–1869), represented New Jersey's 4th congressional district in the U.S. representative from 1859 to 1861.
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