West Creek, New Jersey facts for kids
|West Creek, New Jersey|
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0881694|
The settlement is named after the stream that runs through it, Westecunk Creek. The name of the creek is derived from the Lenape word "westeconk," meaning "place of fat meat".
The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 08092. As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08092 was 3,003. The village is served by a general aviation airport, Eagles Nest Airport.
Captain Hazelton Seaman built and designed the first sneakbox, the "Devil's Coffin," in 1836, in West Creek, New Jersey.
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