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Russia (also New Russia) is an unincorporated community within Jefferson Township, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States.[2]

Russia, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey is located in Morris County, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey is located in the United States
Russia, New Jersey
Russia, New Jersey
Coordinates: 41°02′26″N 74°31′58″W / 41.04056°N 74.53278°W / 41.04056; -74.53278Coordinates: 41°02′26″N 74°31′58″W / 41.04056°N 74.53278°W / 41.04056; -74.53278
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyMorris
TownshipJefferson
Elevation
287 m (942 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID879865[1]

The settlement is located on Russia Brook.[3]

A charcoal iron forge was located in Russia in 1775.[4]

Russia Brook Sanctuary, a 369-acre (149 ha) rural park, is located north or Russia.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Russia
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Russia Brook
  4. ^ Annual Report of the State Geologist of New Jersey for the Year 1876. Geological Survey of New Jersey. 1876. p. 165.
  5. ^ "Russia Brook Sanctuary". New York-New Jersey Trail Conference. Retrieved 1 April 2015.