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Welcome to Hackettstown ...

The town of Hackettstown is located in Warren County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hackettstown has a population of 9,372 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Hackettstown, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1853.

Hackettstown is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hackettstown is within the (908) area code.

The ZIP code for Hackettstown: 07840<4>

Websites for Hackettstown ...

Official Website:   www.hackettstown.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.warrencountychamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hackettstown had an population of 9,372 people. This is a decrease of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hackettstown had a population of 9,724 people (which is 8.95% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Hackettstown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hackettstown represents 0.11% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,724 people, the population of Hackettstown decreased 6.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,403 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hackettstown.

Communities near Hackettstown ...

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

  • Morristown [Morris County]
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    • Morristown [Morris County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Hackettstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,229 people
    • Morristown has also been known as:
    • New Hanover
    • West Hanover
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  • Dover [Morris County]
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    • Dover [Morris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Hackettstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,619 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
  • Newton [Sussex County]
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    • Newton [Sussex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hackettstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,977 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
  • Bangor [Northampton County]
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    • Bangor [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Hackettstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bangor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bangor<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Hunterdon County]
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      • Clinton [Hunterdon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Hackettstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,675 people
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    • Belvidere [Warren County]
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      • Belvidere [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Hackettstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
    • East Bangor [Northampton County]
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      • East Bangor [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Hackettstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bangor
    • Delaware Water Gap [Monroe County]
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      • Delaware Water Gap [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hackettstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware Water Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware Water Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delaware Water Gap<7>
    • Portland [Northampton County]
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      • Portland [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Hackettstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Allamuchy-Panther Valley [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allamuchy-Panther Valley
      • Allamuchy-Panther Valley [Warren County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Hackettstown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allamuchy-Panther Valley

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 Hackettstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hackettstown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hackettstown. 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 Hackettstown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hackettstown. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hackettstown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hackettstown ...

Looking for more information about Hackettstown? 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 Hackettstown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hackettstown.

Adding Hackettstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hackettstown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hackettstown was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Hackettstown in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hackettstown on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Hackettstown: www.hackettstown.net/

The official website for Warren County: www.co.warren.nj.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Warren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hackettstown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hackettstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Hackettstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hackettstown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hackettstown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hackettstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HackettstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hackettstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8526, Longitude: -74.8278    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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