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Welcome to Trenton ...
Trenton was established in 1679 and was incorporated in 1792.
When the people of Trenton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trentonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Trenton has a population of 83,375 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Trenton is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Trenton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Trenton is located in the (609) area code.
Websites for Trenton ...
Official Website: www.ci.trenton.nj.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trenton had an population of 83,375 people. This is a decrease of 1.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.37% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Trenton had a population of 84,913 people (which is 23.17% of the total population of Mercer County). This makes Trenton the county's most populous community.
The population of Trenton represents 0.97% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 84,913 people, the population of Trenton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 85,403 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Trenton.
Communities Also Named Trenton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 40 communities that are also named Trenton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Trenton.
Communities near Trenton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Trenton.
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 Trenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trenton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Trenton. 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 Trenton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Trenton. Our list includes 111 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Trenton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trenton ...
Looking for more information about Trenton? 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 Trenton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Trenton.
Adding Trenton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Trenton 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 Trenton was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Trenton on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Trenton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Trenton: www.ci.trenton.nj.us/
The official website for Mercer County: www.mercercounty.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 Dec 2023