Penwell, New Jersey facts for kids
|Penwell, New Jersey|
|Location of Penwell in Hunterdon County Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey|
|Named for||Penn Well Mills|
|Elevation||413 ft (126 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||879227|
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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