Sussex County NJ Geographical Dictionary


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Sussex Co., NJ Geographical Dictionary

from “A Geographical Dictionary of New Jersey” by Henry Gannett (1894)


Andover; township in Sussex County, area 25 square miles.
Andover; village in Andover Twp. on the Sussex R.R.
Augusta; village in sourthern part of Frankford Twp. on Paulins Kill and Sussex R.R.
Balesville; village in eastern part of Hampton Twp. on Paulins Kill
Bear; creek rising in Stillwater and Green Twps. -flows southwest into Warren Co. entering Pequest River
Bear; swamp in northern part of Hampton Twp. extending over the boundary into Frankford Twp.
Bear; two small ponds in eastern part of Byram Twp.
Beaver Run; village in northwestern part of Hardiston Twp.
Beemerville; village in southwestern part of Wantage Twp.
Bevans; post-office of Peters Valley in western part of Sandyston Twp.
Big Flat; brook in Sandyston Twp., eastern tributary to Flat Brook .
Big Spring; small pond in northwerstern part of Green Twp.
Blair; creek in Stillwater twp. that flows into Paulins Kill, Hardwick and Blairstown.
Branchville; village in Frankford Twp. on Sussex R.R.
Branchville Junction; village in Lafayette Twp. at juncion of Sussex R.R. and  New York, Susquehanna & Western R.R.
Brighton; village in Andover Twp. on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Brooklyn; village in Byram Twp. at outlet of Lake Hopatcong.
Buck Bar; island off western coast of Wallpack Twp. in Delaware River.
Byram; township in Sussex Co., 36 square miles.
Byram; cove, an arm of Lake Hopatcong, indenting eastern coast of Byram Twp.
Canistear; village in Vernon Twp.
Catfish; pond in Stillwater Twp.
Cherry Ridge; village in Vernon Twp.
Clove; river in Wantage Twp. – enters Papakating Creek at Deckertown.
Coleville; village in Montague Twp on the Clove River. (USGS map shows Colesville in Wantage Twp on the Clove Brook)
Cow Tongue; point of land projecting from eastern coast of Byram Twp. into Lake Hopatcong.
Culver; pond in Franklin Twp.
Culver; gap in eastern part of Sandyston Twp.
Davis; cover indenting eastern coast of Byram Twp.
DeKays; village in Vernon Twp. on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Deckertown; town in Wantage Twp. on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R. (now known as Sussex Borough)
Devil’s Hole; hill in Hampton Twp. – elevation 620 ft.
Drake; pond in Andover Twp.
Edison; village in Sparta Twp.
Emmons Station; village in Stillwater Twp. on Paulins Kill; on New York Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Flat; brook formed by two branches, Little Flat and Big Flat Brooks; in Sandyston and Wallpack; flows into Delaware River.
Flatbrookville; village in Wallpack Twp. on the Delaware River
Frankford; township in Sussex Co., area 37 square miles.
Franklin Furnace; village in Hardiston Twp. on the Sussex R.R.
Franklin Junction; village in Hardiston Twp. on the Sussex R.R.
Fredon; village in Stillwater Twp.
Germany Flats; valley in Sparta and Andover Twps.
Glenwood; village in Vernon Twp.
Green; township in Sussex Co., area 21 square miles.
Green; mines in eastern part of Vernon Twp.
Greenville; village in Green Twp.
Hainesville; village in Sandyston Twp. on Little Flat Brook.
Halsey; island off western coast of Jefferson Twp. (Morris Co.) and eastern coast of Byram Twp. on Lake Hopatcong.
Hamburg; town in Hardyston Twp. on Wallkill River at junction of New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R. and Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Hampton; township in Sussex Co., area 30 square miles.
Hardyston; township in Sussex Co., area 39 square miles.
Hardystonville; village in Hardyston, on Wallkill River at junction of New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R. and Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Hendersons; cove, an arm of Lake Hopatcong indenting the coast between Byram Twp. and Jefferson Twp. in Morris Co.
Hewitt; pond in Andover Twp.
High Point; mountain in Montague and Wantage Twps.; altitude – 1809′.
Holland; village in Hardyston Twp.
Hopatcong; lake in Morris Co. touching the southeastern border of Sussex Co. (Byram Twp.)
Hopewell; village in Sparta Twp.
Howell; pond in Andover Twp.
Hunt; pond in Green Twp.
Huntsville; village in Green Twp. on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Iliff; pond in Andover Twp.
Independence Corner; village in Vernon Twp.
Jacksonburg; creek rising in Stillwater Twp; flows southwest into Warren Co. passing through Hardwick into Paulins Kill in east central part of Blairstown.
Kittatinny; mountain, portion of Appalachian system, extending from Orange Co., NY southwest through Sussex and Warren Co.s, NJ, into PA
Lafayette; township in Sussex Co., area 18 square miles.
Lafayette; village in Lafayette Twp., on Sussex R.R. and on Paulins Kill River.
Lake Denmark; village in Rockaway Twp., Sussex Co.. (Morris Co.? )
Lanes; pond in Sparta Twp.
Laurel; pond in Vernon Twp.
Layton; village in Sandyston Twp. on Little Flat Brook.
Layton; mines situated in eastern part of Vernon Twp. on New York boundary.
Ledgewood; village in Roxbury Twp., Sussex Co. (Morris Co.? )
Libertyville; village in Wantage Twp.
Little; pond in earstern part of Sparta Twp.
Little; pond in Hampton Twp.
Little Flat; brook in Sandyston Twp.; western tributary to Flat Brook.
Long; pond in Andover Twp.
Long; pond in Frankford Twp.
Long; pond in Wallpack Twp.
Losee; pond in Hardyston Twp.
Lubbers Run; river rising in Sparta Twp. – flows southwest into Musconetcong River in Byram Twp.
Maple Grange; village in Vernon Twp. on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Mashipacong; pond in Montague Twp.
Mashipacong; island off Montague Twp. in Delaware River.
McAfee; village in Vernon Twp. on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Middleville; village in Stillwater Twp. on Trout Brook.
Mill; brook in Montague Twp. flowing into Delaware River.
Milton; village in Vernon Twp.
Minisink; island off coast of Montague and Sandyston Twps. in Delaware River.
Monroe Corner; village in Sparta Twp. on Sussex R.R.
Montague; township in Sussex Co., area 45 square miles.
Montague; village in Montague Twp. on Delaware River.
Morris; pond in Sparta Twp.
Mount Pisgah; village in Frankford Twp. on Paulins Kill.
Mount Salem; village in Wantage Twp.
Muckshaw; pond in Andover Twp.
Mud; pond in Vernon Twp.
Mud; pond in Stillwater Twp.
Mulford Station; village in Andover on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Musconetong; river draining Lake Hopatcong in Sussex Co., flows southwest forming boundaries between Morris, Sussex, Hunterdon and Warren Co.s, into Delaware River.
Myrtle; village in Hampton Twp.
Newton; township in Sussex Co., area 3 square miles.
Newton; town coextensive with Newton Twp. on Sussex R.R.
North Church; village in Hardiston Twp.
Ogdensburg; village in Sparta Twp. on Sussex R.R. and on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Panther; pond in Byram Twp.
Papakating; village in Wantage Twp. on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Papakating; village in Frankford Twp. on Papakating Creek.
Papakating; creek in Frankford and Wantage Twps. flowing into Wallkil River.
Parker; mine situated in central part of Vernon Twp.
Paulins Kill; river in Sussex and Warren Co.s flowing into Delaware River.
Pequannock; river heading in Hardiston Twp.; forms boundary between Passaic and Morris Co.s and joins the Wanaque River at Pompton.
Pimple; hills in Sparta Twp.
Pine; swamp in Sparta Twp.
Pine; swamp in Montague Twp.
Pinkneyville; village in Andover Twp.
Plumbsock; village in Wantage Twp. on western branch of Papakating Creek.
Quick; pond in Stillwater Twp. extending into Hampton Twp.
Raccoon; island off eastern coast of Byram Twp. in Lake Hopatcong.
Reding; pond in Andover Twp.
Rockport; village in Wantage Twp.
Roe; pond in Vernon Twp.
Roseville; village in Byram Twp. on Lubbers Run.
Round; pond in Wallpack Twp.
Rudeville; village in Haryston Twp.
Sand; pond in Wantage Twp.
Sand; pond in Vernon Twp.
Sand Hills; village in Vernon Twp.
Sandyston; township in Sussex Co., area 43 square miles.
Sharp Rook; an indentation of Lake Hopatcong into the eastern coast of Byram Twp.
Smith; ferry on southwest coast of Wallpack on Delaware River.
Sparta; township in Sussex Co., area 42 square miles.
Sparta; village in central part of Sparta Twp.
Sparta; mountain in Byram Twp.
Sparta Junction; village in western part of Sparta Twp.
Sparta Station; village in northwestern part of Sparta Twp. on Sussex R.R.
Springdale; village in western part of Andover Twp. Stag; pond in northern part of Byram Twp.
Stanhope; village in southern part of Byram Twp. extending on over the boundary into
Mount Olive Twp., Morris Co. on Morris Canal and on Delaware, Lackawanna and Western R.R.
Stickle; pond in western part of Andover Twp.
Stillwater; township in Sussex Co., area 38 square miles.
Stillwater; village in southwestern part of Stillwater Twp. on Paulins Kill.
Stockholm; village in southeastern part of Hardyston Twp. on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Styx River; an arm of Lake Hopatcong indenting the eastern coast of Byram Twp.
Sucker; pond in western part of Stillwater Twp.
Sussex; county in extreme northern part of New Jersey (area 535 square miles).
Sussex Mills; village in western part of Sparta Twp.
Swartswood; village in eastern part of Stillwater Twp. on Swartswood Lake.
Swartswood; lake in eastern part of Stillwater Twp.
Swartswood Station; village in western part of Hampton Twp. on Paulins Kill and on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Trout; brook in Stillwater Twp., tributary to the Paulins Kill.
Tuttle Corner; village in south-central part of Sandyston Twp.
Two Bridges; village in southern part of Hardyston Twp. on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Van Campens; brook rising in Wallpack – flowing southwest into Warren Co., emptying into the Delaware River.
Vansykles; village in Wantage Twp. on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Vernon; township in Sussex Co., area 69 square miles.
Vernon; village in central part of Vernon Twp.
Wallkill; river heading in Byram Twp., flowing north through Sparta and Hardyston Twps., and forms the boundary between Wantage and Vernon Twps. before passing into New York, intersecting Orange and Ulster Co.s and uniting with Rondout River about 6 miles from the Hudson River.
Wallpack; township in Sussex Co., area 23 square miles.
Wallpack; bend of Delaware River around southwest coast of Wallpack Twp.
Walpack Center; village in northern part of Wallpack Twp.
Wantage; township in Sussex Co., area 68 square miles.
Washington; village in northwestern part of Green Twp.
Washingtonville; village in eastern part of Hampton Twp. on Paulins Kill and on New York, Susquehanna and Western R.R.
Waterloo; village in southwestern part of Byram Twp. on the boundary extending into Mount Olive Twp., Morris Co., on Morris Canal, Musconetcong River and Delaware, Lackawanna and Western R.R.
Wawayanda; lake in eastern part of Vernon Twp.
Wawayanda; mountain range extending through entire central part of Vernon Twp.
Wawayanda; village in eastern part of Vernon Twp.
West Branch of Papakating Creek; rises in western part of Wantage Twp., flows in a southeasterly direction and empties into Papakating Creek in southern part of the same township.
White; small pond in southwestern part of Andover Twp.
White Lake; small pond in northwestern part of Sparta Twp.
White Hall; village in southern part of Andover Twp. on Sussex R.R.
Williams; mine situated in southern part of Vernon Twp.
Woodburne; village in south central part of Wantage Twp. on western branch of Papakating Creek.
Woodruff Gap; village in northwestern part of Sparta Twp. on Lehigh and Hudson River R.R.
Wrights; small pond in central part of Byram Twp.
Wykertown; village in eastern part of Frankford Twp.