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Squankum, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Howell
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 880830

Squankum (Lenape for "place where evil spirits dwell") is an unincorporated community located within Howell Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The name Squankum was used for a town in Gloucester County, which was changed to present day Williamstown (see note above), due to postal regulations that prohibited the two towns from having the same name.

Description

Located within Howell Township, Squankum is near Allaire State Park. Major county roads in Squankum include 524 and 547. Interstate 195 provides access to Squankum, along with its neighboring town, Farmingdale, via exit 31B.


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