History of Hunterdon County
Established on March 11, 1714, Hunterdon County is a county located in the western section of the U.S. state of New Jersey. As part of the New York Metropolitan Area, its county seat is the beautiful town of Flemington. It is a beautiful area known for its agriculture, rich foliage, fertile soil and rolling hills. It houses a collection of some of the most beautiful historic areas in New Jersey, including Clinton, Asbury, Clover, and Cokesbury.
A beautiful hot spot for both its visitors and its inhabitants, Hunterdon County is full of recreations, a wealth of small businesses, and tourist attractions, most notably it’s vast amount of parks and recreational facilities. Scenic country roads give way to hiking areas such as the Columbia Trail, Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoir, and the Delaware River just to name a few. Tourists can easily find canoeing, hiking, biking, and horse-back riding in the area, as well as some of the most beautiful homes in New Jersey.