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Ringoes, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Historic building in Ringoes
Historic building in Ringoes
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Township East Amwell
Elevation 220 ft (67 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 5,532
ZIP code 08551
GNIS feature ID 0879697
Ringoes Historic District
Black River & Western at Ringoes
A Black River and Western caboose, semaphore and station depot at the station in Ringoes.

Ringoes is an unincorporated community located within East Amwell Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. The community is served by the United States Postal Service as ZIP Code 08551. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08551 was 5,532.


Ringoes is the oldest known settlement in Hunterdon County. The village grew up around John Ringo's Tavern on Route 179 on the Old York Road. The tavern was the site for many meetings of the Hunterdon Chapter of the Sons of Liberty formed in 1766.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ringoes has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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