Norton, New Jersey facts for kids
|Norton, New Jersey|
|Elevation||361 ft (110 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||878889|
Norton is located on County Route 635, approximately 1.5 mi (2.4 km) northwest of Interstate 78.
In 1846, Peter B. Scrope opened a store in his home in Norton.
An early log schoolhouse was built in Norton, but was abandoned. In 1872, the Norton School was built.
A post office was established in 1877, with mail delivery three times per week.
By 1882, Norton had a tannery, and a population of 203.
The North Hunterdon United Methodist Church, built in 1828, is located there, and the Norton Cemetery is located north of the settlement.
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