Ringoes, New Jersey
Historic building in Ringoes
|Elevation||220 ft (67 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0879697|
Ringoes Historic District
|NRHP reference #||99001544|
|Added to NRHP||December 20, 1999|
Ringoes is an unincorporated community located within East Amwell Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. The community is served by the United States Postal Service as ZIP Code 08551. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08551 was 5,532.
Ringoes is the oldest known settlement in Hunterdon County. The village grew up around John Ringo's Tavern on the Old York Road, now Route 179. The tavern was the site for many meetings of the Hunterdon Chapter of the Sons of Liberty formed in 1766.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Ringoes include:
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ringoes has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.