Place:Lambertville, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States


Alt namesCorrells Ferrysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003691
Coryells Ferrysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003691
Georgetownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003691
Lambertsvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003691
Coordinates40.368°N 74.943°W
Located inHunterdon, New Jersey, United States
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Lambertville is a city in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 3,906,[1][2][3] reflecting an increase of 38 (+1.0%) from the 3,868 counted in the 2000 Census, which had declined by 59 (-1.5%) from the 3,927 counted in the 1990 Census.

Lambertville is on the Delaware River in southwestern Hunterdon County. In the 18th century, the area was named after various operators of ferries across the river to Pennsylvania, ultimately becoming known as Coryell's Ferry, after its owner, Emanuel Coryell. Coryell's Ferry was the western terminus of the New Jersey portion of York Road (which became U.S. Route 202), connecting New York City and Philadelphia. The community was named Lambertville in 1810, when the post office was established, in honor of John Lambert, a resident who had served as United States senator and acting governor of New Jersey, and who was responsible for the opening of the post office.

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