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Califon in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Califon

 
 
Califon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 20, 2009
1. Califon Marker
Inscription. Known earlier as California, its name dates to the gold rush days. By the 1870s, its water powered mills and the High Bridge RR brought growth. Post office est. 1878.
 
Erected 2009 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.517′ N, 74° 50.736′ W. Marker is in Califon, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (County Route 512) and County Route 513, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Califon NJ 07830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Califon Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Califon Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Califon Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Creamery Channel (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Railroad & The Vernoy Quarry (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Teetertown Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Middle Valley Trap Rock & Mine Company (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mountain Farm (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Califon.
 
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Califon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 20, 2009
2. Califon Marker
Additional Califon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 20, 2009
3. Additional Califon Marker
Bridge over the South Branch of the Raritan River at Califon image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 20, 2009
4. Bridge over the South Branch of the Raritan River at Califon
 
 
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