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Trenton, New Jersey

county seat in Mercer County, New Jersey, USA and New Jerseys federated state capital city

Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is the county seat of Mercer County. Trenton is in the middle part of New Jersey, along the Delaware River.

City of Trenton, New Jersey
New Jersey State Capitol in 1846
New Jersey State Capitol in 1846
Location of Trenton in Mercer County
Location of Trenton in Mercer County
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°13′18″N 74°45′22″W / 40.22167°N 74.75611°W / 40.22167; -74.75611
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
CountyMercer County
FoundedJune 3, 1719
IncorporatedNovember 13, 1792
Government
 • MayorTony F. Mack
Area
 • Total8.1 sq mi (21.1 km2)
 • Land7.6 sq mi (19.8 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation52 ft (16 m)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total83,923
 • Density11,153.6/sq mi (4,304.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
08608, 08609, 08610, 08611, 08618, 08619, 08620, 08625, 08628, 08629, 08638, 08641, 08648, 08650
Area code(s)609
Websitewww.ci.trenton.nj.us

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