Sussex County (New Jersey)

Sussex County is in Skylands, New Jersey, in the upper northwestern corner of New Jersey. It is known for its scenery and outdoors lifestyle.


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Sussex County is a rural area of New Jersey, perhaps the most minimally populated area of the state. Many people from other areas (New York, other parts of New Jersey) maintain vacation homes in Sussex County . Originally settled by miners and farmers, known now for its scenery and beauty, much of the county is still dedicated to agriculture and dairy. Recreation includes hiking, camping, winter sports, fishing, and hunting.


By car

By foot

The Appalachian Trail passes through Sussex County, hikers and backpackers are afforded beautiful scenery.

Get around

Primary transportation is by state roads. No trains or Freeways in Sussex County itself, however there are train stations nearby, and some commuter buses into New York. Primary highways are US Route 206 and State Routes 15, 23, and 94. There is also a network of often scenic winding county roads.




Lots of Diners of varying quality.

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