Geography Quiz / New Jersey Name Origins II

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Can you name the incorporated municipalities of New Jersey that derive their names from the listed origins?

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CountyMuni.Named for ...
Union
(Pop. 124,969)
the wife of colonial governor Sir George Carteret
Monmouth
(12,206)
the red soil on the bank of the Navesink River
Morris
(10,521)
U.S. president Abraham Lincoln
Essex
(12,373)
the stands of cedar trees in the area
Somerset*
(10,402)
a local stream that served as the boundary in an Indian deed
Middlesex
(3,857)
the abundance of wild cranberries in the vicinity
Sussex
(841)
its location along the main branch of Paulins Kill
Mercer
(2,585)
a corruption of Pennytown, for its size
Cumberland
(516)
a Civil War battle that took place in Tennessee
Cape May
(1,334)
the island of Welsh mythology
CountyMuni.Named for ...
Ocean*
(92,843)
its location near two lakes and some pine woods
Monmouth
(5,794)
the Italian for 'beautiful sea'
Middlesex
(15,845)
a tributary of Raritan Raritan from the south
Passaic
(13,982)
the lesser falls of the Passaic River upstream of Paterson
Essex
(37,669)
the French for 'bright mountain'
Bergen
(12,729)
white oak trees found nearby
Monmouth*
(5,005)
its location at headlands overlooking the mouth of Sandy Hook Bay
Bergen
(7,128)
its location 'amid' the hills of western Bergen County
Hunterdon
(1,076)
a shortening of its original name, 'California', which didn't fit on a sign
Middlesex
(2,178)
Etta Helme, the daughter of a local snuff factory owner

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