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Welcome to Afton ...

Afton is located in Morris County.

The location of Afton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Afton is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Afton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Afton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Afton.

Communities near Afton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Afton.

  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Afton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Afton
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  • Paterson [Passaic County]
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    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Afton
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  • Elizabeth [Union County]
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    • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Afton
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Afton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Passaic have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Afton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Union City [Hudson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Afton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Bayonne [Hudson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayonne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayonne
      • Bayonne [Hudson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Afton
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    • East Orange [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Orange
      • East Orange [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Afton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Orange
    • Hoboken [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoboken
      • Hoboken [Hudson County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Afton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoboken

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Afton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Afton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Afton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Afton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Afton. See our Newspapers Page for Afton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afton ...

Looking for more information about Afton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Afton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Afton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Afton.

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About Morris County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Afton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Morris County: www.co.morris.nj.us/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Afton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Afton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7726, Longitude: -74.3896       In this case, the coordinates for Afton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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