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Welcome to Bayonne ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Bayonne, you might consider that their post office opened in 1864.
When the people of Bayonne refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bayonnette<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bayonne has a population of 65,060 people<3> (see below for details).
Bayonne is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Bayonne lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bayonne: (201) and (551)<5>
Websites for Bayonne ...
Official Website: www.bayonnenj.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bayonne had an population of 65,060 people. This is an increase of 3.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bayonne had a population of 63,024 people (which is 9.94% of the total population of Hudson County). This makes Bayonne the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Bayonne represents 0.72% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 63,024 people, the population of Bayonne increased 1.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 61,842 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bayonne.
Communities Also Named Bayonne ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bayonne - they are located in Nebraska and Quebec.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bayonne.
Communities near Bayonne ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bayonne.
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 Bayonne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bayonne.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bayonne. 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 Bayonne.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bayonne. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bayonne.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bayonne ...
Looking for more information about Bayonne? 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 Bayonne, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bayonne.
Adding Bayonne to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bayonne in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bayonne was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Bayonne in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bayonne.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bayonne: www.bayonnenj.org/
The official website for Hudson County: www.hudsoncountynj.org/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Sep 2023