Trenton Mercer County, New Jersey

Trenton: Capital of New Jersey, United States and seat of Mercer County, New Jersey, United States

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Location of Trenton on New Jersey map.

About

Trenton is a city located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 84,913 and a population density of 3,996 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 82,957 inhabitants.

The city was created 302 years ago in 1718.

The office of the Governor of New Jersey  located in Trenton  across the street from the New Jersey Legislature image
The office of the Governor of New Jersey located in Trenton across the street from the New Jersey Legislature
The office of the Governor of New Jersey  located in Trenton  across the street from the New Jersey Legislature image

Geography

Trenton is located at 40°13'1"N 74°44'35"W (40.2170500, -74.7429400). It has 4 neighbors: Morrisville, Ewing, Hamilton and Lawrence.

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Trenton Quick Facts

Population : 82,957 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 08638, 08625, 08610, 08611, 08648, 08609, 08641, 08608, 08619, 08650, 08620, 08629, 08618, 08628
Phone Area Codes : 609
Area : 21.25 km2
Official name : Trenton
Named for : William Trent
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Capital city : Trenton is capital of New Jersey, Mercer County
Establishment : January 01, 1719 (302 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:34:37 (16th October 2021)
Density : 3,904 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2020)

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Trenton has 4 neighbours.

  • Morrisville Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
  • Ewing township in Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Hamilton township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
  • Lawrence township in Mercer County, New Jersey

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Trenton decreased by 2.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 84,913 - census
2011 84,854 -0.07% estimation process
2012 84,631 -0.26% estimation process
2013 84,503 -0.15% estimation process
2014 84,042 -0.55% estimation process
2015 83,519 -0.63% estimation process
2016 83,313 -0.25% estimation process
2017 83,497 0.22% estimation process
2018 83,604 0.13% estimation process
2019 83,203 -0.48% estimation process
2020 82,957 -0.3% estimation process

Trenton zip code is 08608. County name: Mercer, County fips: 34021

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Local Places in Trenton

1 Trenton City Hall
Rating: 3.8 (67)

Address: 319 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 ➦ Show Map

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Trenton City Hall
2 Trenton City Office
Rating: 3.6 (11)

Address: 319 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 ➦ Show Map

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Trenton City Office
3 Hamilton Township PAL
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 1270 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd, Trenton, NJ 08619 ➦ Show Map

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4 Hamilton City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 2100 Greenwood Ave, Trenton, NJ 08609 ➦ Show Map

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Hamilton City Hall
5 Trenton City Clerk
Rating: 4 (1)

Address: 319 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 ➦ Show Map

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Trenton City Clerk
6 Trenton Recreation Department

Address: 319 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 ➦ Show Map

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Trenton Recreation Department
7 Trenton Health & Human Services

Address: 319 E State St #3rd, Trenton, NJ 08608 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Trenton (200)

People born in Trenton, including basketball guard Reggie Geary, hornist James Chambers, avant-garde composer, pianist, author and inventor George Antheil, you can see a list of people who born in Trenton.

  • Elvin Bethea (American football player) he was born in 01/03/1946
  • Zalman King (American director, writer, producer, actor (1941-2012)) he was born in 23/05/1941
  • Dahntay Jones (American professional basketball player) he was born in 27/12/1980
  • Greg Mankiw (American economist) he was born in 03/02/1958
  • Dennis Rodman (American basketball player) he was born in 13/05/1961
  • Judith Light (American actress) she was born in 09/02/1949
  • Jean Acker (American actress (1893-1978)) she was born in 23/10/1893
  • Shakti Gawain (author) she was born in 30/09/1948
  • Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (United States Army general) he was born in 22/08/1934
  • Carman (American Contemporary Christian music singer) he was born in 19/01/1956
  • Johnny Coles (American trumpeter) he was born in 03/07/1926
  • Richie Cole (American jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger) he was born in 29/02/1948
  • Adam Petty (American racing driver) he was born in 10/07/1980
  • Mitch Albom (American author) he was born in 23/05/1958
  • Edward Kmiec (Catholic bishop) he was born in 04/06/1936
  • Amy Locane (American actress) she was born in 19/12/1971
  • Sharon Mitchell (American sexologist, former pornographic actress) she was born in 18/01/1956
  • Bobby Sanguinetti (American ice hockey player) he was born in 29/02/1988

Schools in Trenton

College & universities near Trenton, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
186405 St Francis Medical Center-School of Radiologic Technology Trenton (NJ) 08629-1986
186423 Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing Trenton (NJ) 08629-1986
187046 Thomas Edison State University Trenton (NJ) 08608
475024 Fortis Institute-Lawrenceville Lawrenceville (NJ) 08648
187134 The College of New Jersey Ewing (NJ) 08628-7718

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Trenton, NJ

Code Name Address Type
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL
PNK Pennsauken, NJ 215 Derousse Avenue BUS
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL

Post offices near Trenton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Villa Park Post Office Trenton (NJ) 08629
Downtown Post Office Trenton (NJ) 08608
Independen Post Office Trenton (NJ) 08610
Circl Post Office Trenton (NJ) 08638
Mercervill Post Office Trenton (NJ) 08619

Other places with the same name (18)

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Ewing 36,442 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Lawrence 32,595 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton 30,879 Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States
West Windsor 28,517 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Robbinsville 14,495 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
White Horse 9,494 Census designated place in New Jersey
Twin Rivers 7,443 Neighborhood
Prospect Park 5,817 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
Hightstown 5,276 Borough in Mercer County, New Jersey
Pennington 2,607 Borough of New Jersey
Princeton Junction 2,465 Town
Hopewell 1,897 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Millstone 410 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Trenton distances to largest New Jersey cities