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|Satellite view showing Trenton, the seat of Mercer County and capital city of New Jersey in the United States. The city is located at the Delaware River, which marks the border between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, about 34 mi (55 km) north east of Philadelphia and about 60 mi (98 km) south west of New York City.
The city was founded in 1679 by Quakers, religious immigrants from England. In 1719, the town adopted the name "Trent-towne" that later became "Trenton". After the American Revolutionary War, Trenton was briefly the national capital of the United States (for two month). In 1790 the city became the state capital of New Jersey.
Trenton was a major manufacturing center for rubber, wire rope, ceramics and cigars in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Today the city of Trenton has a population of about 84,000 inhabitants (in 2015). Biggest employer is the state of New Jersey.
The city is home to the Thomas Edison State University , a public institution of higher education, and the campus of Mercer County Community College .
Trenton points of interest:
List of Tourist Attractions
Historic sites: New Jersey State House, the American Renaissance building is the second-oldest state house in use in the United States, originally constructed in 1792. The capitol building of New Jersey houses both chambers of the state's Legislature (the Senate and the General Assembly), and several state government departments.
Image: New Jersey State Library
William Trent House (house of William Trent, founder of Trenton, the building was constructed in 1719, it serves now as a historic house museum - williamtrenthouse.org). Pennsbury Manor (recreated colonial estate, it was the home of William Penn, founder of the Colony of Pennsylvania)
Museums: New Jersey State Museum (Jersey's state museum with departments dedicated to fine art, cultural and natural history, as well as archeology, it includes also a 150-seat planetarium - state.nj.us/state/museum/).
Old Barracks Museum (colonial barracks - barracks.org).
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie (the museum in an Italianate style villa houses a collection of art and artifacts related to the city's historical and cultural past and present - ellarslie.org)
Visual arts: Artworks Trenton (Trenton’s downtown visual arts center - artworkstrenton.org). Art All Night (empowering artists, 24-hour art and entertainment event - aantrenton.org). Grounds For Sculpture (42-acre sculpture park and museum - groundsforsculpture.org)
Image: R'lyeh Imaging
Performing arts: Passage Theatre (theater committed to the creation and production of socially relevant new plays - passagetheatre.org). Kelsey Theatre (home to a modern dance ensemble, a symphonic band plus 12 resident and semi-professional theater companies - kelseyatmccc.org). New Jersey Capital Philharmonic (Trenton's professional symphony orchestra, concerts at War Memorial Patriots Theater - capitalphilharmonic.org)
Concerts: Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series (free concerts at Capital Green - levittamp.org/trenton)
Image: Boston Public Library
Farmers market: Trenton Farmers Market (Jersey fresh fruits and vegetables - thetrentonfarmersmarket.com)
Churches: Sacred Heart Church (historic Catholic church in Classical Revival, Romanesque style, built in 1889)
Parks and gardens: Gandhi Garden (mix between a garden, art gallery, venue, and public park, maintained by the S.A.G.E. Guerilla Gardening Unit). Cadwalader Park (only public park in the State of New Jersey laid out by the father of Landscape Architecture Frederick Law Olmsted). Mill Hill Park (city park, the site for Trenton's famous Pork Roll festival)
Sports: Arm & Hammer Park (baseball park, home for the Trenton Thunder). Sun National Bank Center (10,500-seat arena for sporting events and concerts - sunnationalbankcenter.com)
The page shows a city map of Trenton with expressways, main roads and streets, Trenton Mercer Airport (IATA code: TTN) a regional airport, is located in northwest in Ewing township. Nearest international airport is Philadelphia International Airport (IATA code: PHL) south west of Trenton in a driving distance of 42 mi (68 km).
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City Coordinates: 40°13′18″N 74°45′22″W
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