Hopewell

Hopewell Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, has a land area of 60.4 miles, and a population of 17,304 as of the 2010 Census.  

Hopewell has many amenities to offer residents including open space preservation, popular recreation areas, and important historical sites, including Washington Crossing State Park along the east side of the Delaware River where George Washington and the Continental Army crossed from Pennsylvania. Once in Hopewell Township, the army marched to Trenton on December 26, 1776. The Battle of Trenton followed. Today, Washington Crossing State Park commemorates this important milestone in American history.

Photo:  View of Delaware River where George Washington crossed. Looking towards Pennsylvania (far side of river) from the New Jersey side.

Hopewell is also home to an experimental renewable energy project called The Hopewell Project, which uses solar power to generate hydrogen that is used to provide 100% of a home's heating, cooling and electrical needs. The Hopewell Solar-Hydrogen Residence was dedicated on October 20, 2006.

Public school students in kindergarten through twelfth grade attend the Hopewell Valley Regional School District, a regional public school district serving students from Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township and Pennington Borough.

 

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