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Penwell, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Location of Penwell in Hunterdon County Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township Lebanon
Named for Penn Well Mills
Elevation 413 ft (126 m)
GNIS feature ID 879227

Penwell is an unincorporated community located within Lebanon Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.

Penwell is a community in the north of Lebanon Township that was also most northern settlement in Hunterdon County. It was known as Penwell dating back to 1866 and was named after the Penn Well Mills. When the property of Sylvanus Hoffman was advertised for sale in 1886, the village was described as being on the Washington Turnpike (now Route 57) and his land "along a stream".


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