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About Holland Township
Holland Township in Hunterdon County has the rare distinction of being home to an authentic windmill soaring seven stories high in an open field. This local landmark is such a source of pride that it is seen on the municipal seal as well as those of the local police and fire departments. The windmill was formerly known as the Volendam Windmill Museum, and although the museum is currently closed, it’s hard to miss on the grounds of Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree Farm at 231 Adamic Hill Road.
Measuring about 24 square miles, Holland Township is situated in the northwestern section of the county where it abuts the Delaware River and has the Musconetcong River running within its boundaries. Bordering towns include Milford Borough and Alexandria and Bethlehem Townships. The township is about 70 miles from Manhattan, 60 miles from Philadelphia and 55 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport.
With a population of approximately 5,200, Holland is a serene, picturesque area with scores of working farms. It was originally formed after breaking from Alexandria Township in 1874, briefly merging with Alexandria for a few years thereafter, and then becoming independent once again in 1879.
A small variety of shops and services are located in Holland Township, while a wider array of shopping, dining and cultural events are available locally in Milford, Frenchtown or across the Delaware River in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.