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Stockholm, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Sussex
Township Hardyston
Named for Stockholm, Sweden
Elevation 1,033 ft (315 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,457
ZIP code 07460
GNIS feature ID 0880911

Stockholm is an unincorporated community, located in the southeastern part of Hardyston Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Its ZIP Code is 07460. Like many neighboring towns, Stockholm is home to a number of lakes including Deer Trail Lakes, Lake Stockholm, Lake Gerard, Beaver Lake, Lake Tamarack, and Summit Lake.

Stockholm was known in colonial times as Snufftown and was named after Stockholm, Sweden. The New Jersey Midland Railway named a station in the area "Stockholm", which replaced "Snufftown".

As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07460 was 3,457.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Stockholm has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.


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