Netcong, New Jersey

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Netcong is a Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,580. Its estimated population in 2006 was 3,292. Netcong lies on the shores of Lake Musconetcong.

Netcong was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on October 23, 1894, from portions of both Mount Olive Township and Roxbury Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day.[7]



Netcong is located at 40°53′51″N 74°42′16″W / 40.897548°N 74.704356°W / 40.897548; -74.704356 (40.897548, -74.704356).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.2 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (6.67%) is water.

Netcong borders Mt. Olive Twp, Roxbury Twp, and Hopatcong.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,580 people, 1,008 households, and 681 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,066.8 people per square mile (1,185.9/km2). There were 1,043 housing units at an average density of 1,239.8/sq mi (479.4/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 94.30% White, 1.20% African American, 0.04% Native American, 1.67% Asian, 1.43% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.13% of the population.

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