Geography Quiz / New Jersey Place Names by Origin III

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

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A brook that supplied power for a paper millEssex
Hunting place for large antlered mammalsGloucester
A fair Italian town that was the setting for several Shakespeare playsEssex
Location in the northern woods of Bergen CountyBergen
A payment made to local natives for the land (possibly apocryphal)Monmouth
German for 'place of freedom'Sussex
A ridge formed by Toney's BrookEssex
American author known for Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van WinkleEssex
Early glass industry that was established thereGloucester
The 20th president of the United StatesBergen
First colonial governor of New Jersey, Sir PhilipMiddlesex
Paul Henri Mallet-Prevost, Swiss fugitive from the French RevolutionHunterdon
Dutch King William III, Prince of this historical European localeEssex
French for 'beautiful city'Essex
Location in an open area of central Bergen CountyBergen
A lengthy arm of the Shrewsbury RiverMonmouth
Location under a cliff of Weasel MountainPassaic
Location at the entrance to Barnegat BayOcean
A ship that wrecked upside down on LBIOcean
A pair of lakes in the rising hills of central Morris CountyMorris

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