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Trenton, New Jersey
State capital city
City of Trenton
Downtown on the Delaware River
Downtown on the Delaware River
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Nickname(s): 
Capital City
Turning Point of the Revolution.
Motto(s): 
"Trenton Makes, The World Takes"[1]
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Trenton is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
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Trenton is located in New Jersey
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Trenton is located in the United States
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Coordinates: 40°13′25″N 74°45′50″W / 40.223748°N 74.764001°W / 40.223748; -74.764001Coordinates: 40°13′25″N 74°45′50″W / 40.223748°N 74.764001°W / 40.223748; -74.764001[2][3]
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Mercer
Founded June 3, 1719
Incorporated November 13, 1792
Named for William Trent
Government
[8]
 • Type Faulkner Act
 • Body City Council
 • Mayor Reed Gusciora (term ends June 30, 2022)[4][5]
 • Administrator Adam E. Cruz[6]
 • Municipal clerk Dwayne M. Harris[7]
Area
[2]
 • Total 8.155 sq mi (21.122 km2)
 • Land 7.648 sq mi (19.809 km2)
 • Water 0.507 sq mi (1.313 km2)  6.21%
Area rank 228th of 565 in state
9th of 12 in county[2]
Elevation
[9]
49 ft (15 m)
Population
 (2010)[10][11][12]
 • Total 84,913
 • Estimate 
(2018)[13]
83,974
 • Rank 10th of 565 in state
2nd of 12 in county[14]
 • Density 11,101.9/sq mi (4,286.5/km2)
 • Density rank 26th of 565 in state
1st of 12 in county[14]
Time zone UTC−5:00 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4:00 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Codes
08608-08611, 08618-08620, 08625, 08628, 08629, 08638[15][16]
Area code 609[17]
FIPS code 3402174000[2][18][19]
GNIS feature ID 0885421[2][20]
Website trentonnj.org