Geography Quiz / New Jersey Place Names by Origin II

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Can you name the New Jersey municipalities based on their origins?

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Wild cranberriesMiddlesex
White oak treesBergen
Civil War battleCumberland
Red soil on river bankMonmouth
Italian for 'beautiful sea'Monmouth
Corruption of Pennytown, for its sizeMercer
Boundary in an Indian deedSomerset
Tributary of Raritan Raritan from the southMiddlesex
Original name of 'California' didn't fit on a signHunterdon
Location at headlands at the mouth of Sandy Hook BayMonmouth
Stands of cedars in the areaEssex
President Abraham LincolnMorris
Etta Helme, daughter of snuff factory ownerMiddlesex
Wife of Sir George Carteret, colonial governor of NJUnion
Location along main branch of Paulins KillSussex
Lesser falls of the Passaic RiverPassaic
Location 'amid' the Bergen hillsBergen
Island of Welsh mythologyCape May
Location near two lakes and pine woodsOcean
French for 'bright mountain'Essex

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