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clark

Population: 14,597
Size: 4.494 miles
Distance from NYC: 51 min 23.7 miles


The territory that would become Clark was originally a part of several of the early villages, the Robinson Plantation House and The Squire Hartshorne House, buildings from the late 17th century are remnants of the era. The Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge was the site of a skirmish preceding the Battle of Short Hills. Clark was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1864, from portions of Rahway. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Clark as its 33rd best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey. In 2013, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Clark as 174th in its rankings of “Best Places to Live” in New Jersey.

NJ Transit provides bus service to New York City and points in-between. The 112 route provides service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 11 miles (18 km) from Clark.

 

Schools

Elementary (K-5)

  • Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School
  • Valley Road Elementary School

Middle School (6-8)

  • Carl H. Kumpf Middle School

High School (9-12)

  • Arthur L. Johnson High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark,_New_Jerse

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Cranford

Population: 22,578
Size: 4.868 miles
Distance from NYC: 50 min 21.3 miles

Cranford, known for its beautiful neighborhoods, recreation facilities and excellent schools, is home to 22,000 residents within 4.4 square miles. We are convenient to the Garden State Parkway, NJ Turnpike and Newark International Airport. The busy NJ Transit Station is located in the heart of the downtown business district. The Cranford station offers service to Newark Penn Station, New York City Penn Station, and points east, along with Raritan, High Bridge and numerous points west on the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line, formerly the mainline of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. Via Newark Penn Station, Secaucus Junction and NYC Penn Station, connections are possible to all other NJT rail lines (except Atlantic City,) PATH trains, AirTrain Newark to Newark Liberty International Airport, Amtrak regional and long distance trains and the Long Island Rail Road. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 13 minutes away in Newark / Elizabeth. Linden Airport, a general aviation facility, is in nearby Linden.

 

Schools

Elementary

  • Bloomingdale Avenue School
  • Brookside Place School
  • Hillside Avenue School
  • Livingston Avenue School
  • Orange Avenue School
  • Walnut Avenue School

High School

  • Cranford High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cranford,_New_Jersey 

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Elizabeth

 Population: 130,215

Size: 13.46 miles

Distance from NYC: 15 miles 21 min

Welcome to Elizabeth, New Jersey, a City with a proud history dating back to the founding of our Country, and an even more exciting future. With a population of 124,969, the City of Elizabeth is New Jersey’s fourth largest City. Elizabeth is a City easily accessible by land, sea, rail, and air, located in one of the largest metropolitan areas in the Nation. Last year more than 15 million people visited Elizabeth’s Jersey Gardens Mall, the largest mall on the East Coast. Elizabeth is also home to the nation’s top performing IKEA store and the largest Toys-R-Us Kids World. Elizabeth is among the U.S. cities with the highest train ridership. It is serviced by NJ Transit on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Line. There are two active stations in Elizabeth. Elizabeth station, also called Broad Street Elizabeth or Midtown Station, is the southern station in Midtown Elizabeth. The other train station in Elizabeth is North Elizabeth station. NJ Transit provides bus service on the 111, 112, 113 and 115 routes to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, on the 24, 40, 48, 59 and 62 routes to Newark, New Jersey, with local service available on the 26, 52, 56, 57 and 58 routes.

Schools:

Pre-K

  • Frances C. Smith Center for Early Childhood Education No. 50
  • Donald Stewart Center for Early Childhood Education No. 51
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Early Childhood Education No. 5

Middle School

  • Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 (Gifted & Talented)
  • IPrep Academy School No. 8
  • Jerome Dunn Academy No. 9
  • Elmora School No. 12
  • Benjamin Franklin School No. 13
  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 14
  • Christopher Columbus School No. 15
  • Madison-Monroe School No. 16
  • Robert Morris School No. 18

High School

  • Elizabeth High School Upper and Lower Academy (Gifted & Talented)
  • John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
  • Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical Academy
  • Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
  • Admiral William F. Halsey Leadership Academy
  • Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy

Source: http://www.elizabethnj.org/about/welcome 

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Fanwood

Population: 7,808

Size: 1.342 miles

Distance from NYC:  20.4 miles

Fanwood was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on October 2, 1895, from portions of Fanwood Township (now known as Scoth Plains ), based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. The borough was named for Fannie Wood, an author. 

 The Fanwood Station is an NJ  Transit  railroad station on the Raritan ValleyLine . The building on the north side of the tracks (westbound platform) is a Victorian building and, like the north building at Westfield , is used by a non-profit organization. The ticket office is in the station building on the south side of the tracks (eastbound platform). The station provides service to Penn Station in Newark, and from there to Hoboken Terminal  or Penn Station  in  Midtown Manhattan. 


 NJ Transit offers bus service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan  on the 113  and local service on the 822  route  Newark Liberty International Airport  is approximately 25 minutes away to the east. 

 Schools: 

 Elementary schools

  • Howard B. Brunner Elementary School
  • J. Ackerman Coles School
  • Evergreen School
  • William J. McGinn School
  • School One

Middle schools

  • Park Middle School
  • Terrill Middle School

High school

  • Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch_Plains-Fanwood_Regional_School_District 

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Garwood

 

Population: 4,347
Size: 425 acres
Distance from NYC: 46 min 22.6

Garwood was incorporated as a borough on March 19, 1903, from portions of Cranford Township and Westfield Town. The borough is roughly bisected by the tracks of NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Line, originally built as part of the Jersey Central railroad. On the north side of the railroad, most of the streets are numbered, while on the south side of Garwood most of the streets are named after trees.
Garwood borders the Union County municipalities of Cranford and Westfield. The Garwood station offers limited NJ Transit rail service on the Raritan Valley Line. The station has limited service, it does not have platforms and is not ADA compliant. NJ Transit also provides bus service along two different lines, the 113 route to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan and the 59 bus to Newark.
Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 15 minutes away. Linden Airport, a general aviation facility is in nearby Linden, New Jersey.

Schools:

  • Lincoln School

High School

  • Arthur L. Johnson High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garwood,_New_Jersey 

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Hillside

Population: 22,274 

Size: 2.761 miles 

Distance from NYC: 22 miles 

 Hillside was incorporated as a township on April 3, 1913, from portions of Union Township , based on the results of a referendum held on April 29, 1913. The township was named for the surrounding hills. 

NJ Transit offers bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal  in Midtown Manhattan  on the 114 route and to other New Jersey points. There is one train line that passes through the township but there are no stations. The Irvington Branch of the Lehigh Valley Railroad  breaks off of the mainline to serve several industries. The closest train stations are Union Station in Union, and North Elizabeth Station  in Elizabeth.

Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Hillside.

 Schools: 

  • Abram P. Morris Early Childhood Center 

 Elementary 

  • Calvin Coolidge Elementary School 
  • Hurden Looker Elementary School 
  • George Washington Elementary School 

Middle School 

  • Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School 

 High School 

  • Hillside High School 

Source:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillside,_New_Jersey   

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Kenilworth

 

Population: 8,194
Size: 2.161 miles
Distance from NYC: 43 min 19.8 miles

Kenilworth was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on May 13, 1907, from portions of Cranford and Union Township, based on the results of a referendum held on June 18, 1907. In the late 1890s, the New Orange Industrial Association purchased land in Cranford and Union that was subdivided into building lots. The firm brought in several large industries and lured Upsala College from Brooklyn with an offer of cash and free land for its campus.

NJ Transit provides bus service between Kenilworth and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan in New York City and to New Jersey points, including the city of Elizabeth and nearby Union County College in Cranford. Local service is available on the 58 route, which is a direct descendant of Kenilworth’s trolley route in the early 20th century. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 9 miles (14 km) from Kenilworth.

Schools:

  • Harding Elementary School (PreK-6)
  • David Brearley Middle School (7-8)
  • David Brearley High School (9-12)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenilworth,_New_Jersey 

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linden

 

Population: 42,457
Size: 11.41 miles

Distance from NYC: 52 Min 19.4 Miles

Linden about 13 miles (21 km) southwest of Manhattan and bordering Staten Island, a borough of New York City, across the Arthur Kill. Local public transportation is provided by NJ Transit with bus service to Elizabeth, Perth Amboy and Newark. New Jersey Transit routes 112 and 115 provide local service and interstate service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, on the 62 and 94 routes to Newark, and local service on the 56 and 57 routes.

Schools:

Elementary

  • School No. 1
  • School No. 2
  • School No. 3
  • School No. 4
  • School No. 5
  • School No. 6
  • School No. 7
  • School No. 8
  • School No. 9
  • School No. 10

Middle School

  • Myles J. McManus Middle School
  • Joseph E. Soehl Middle School

High School

  • Linden High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linden,_New_Jersey 

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Mountainside

 

Population: 68,883
Size: 4.049 miles
Distance from NYC: 44 min 29.3 Miles

Mountainside was incorporated as a borough on September 25, 1895, from portions of Westfield Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Mountainside as its 16th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places to Live” in New Jersey, as well as eighth in the 2010 list. The borough is bordered to the north by Summit, to the east by Springfield Township, to the south by Westfield, and to the west by Berkeley Heights and Scotch Plains.

NJ Transit Bus Operations routes 114 and 117 provide service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan in New York City while routes 65 and 66 travel to Downtown Newark, all making local stops at points in proximate communities. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 11 miles (18 km) east of Mountainside.

Schools

  • Beechwood School
  • Deerfield School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountainside,_New_Jersey 

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plainfield

 

Population: 50,636
Size: 6.033 miles
Distance from NYC: 44 min 29.3 miles

Plainfield is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States, known by its nickname as “The Queen City”. The area of present-day Plainfield was originally formed as Plainfield Township, a township that was created on April 5, 1847, from portions of Westfield Township, while the area was still part of Essex County. On March 19, 1857, Plainfield Township became part of the newly created Union County.

NJ Transit provides bus service on the 113 and 114 to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan; the 59, 65 and 66 (Limited) to Newark; and local service on the 819 and 822 routes. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 30 minutes away.

School

Elementary

  • D. Barlow Elementary School(K-5)
  • Elementary School (K-8)
  • Clinton Elementary School (K-8)
  • Frederic W. Cook Elementary School (K-7)
  • Emerson Community School (K-5)
  • Evergreen Elementary School (K-5)
  • Jefferson Elementary School (K-5)
  • Charles H. Stillman Elementary School (K-5)
  • Washington Community School (PreK-5)
  • Woodland Elementary School

Middle School

  • Hubbard Middle School (6-8)
  • Maxson Middle School (6-8)

High School

  • Barack Obama Academy for Academic & Civic Development
  • Plainfield High School
  • Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plainfield,_New_Jersey 

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rahway

 

Population: 29,451
Size: 4.028 mi
Distance from NYC: 1hr 21.7 miles

Rahway is a city in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the New York metropolitan area, being 21.6 miles (34.8 km) southwest of Manhattan and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Staten Island. NJ Transit 115 route provides local service and interstate service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, with service on the 48 line to Elizabeth and Perth Amboy. Newark Liberty International Airport is located 10.2 miles (16.4 km) northeast of Rahway, approximately a 20-minute drive by car.

Schools:

Elementary

  • Grover Cleveland Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Madison Elementary School
  • Roosevelt Elementary School

Middle School

  • Rahway 7th & 8th Grade Academy

Highschool

  • Rahway High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahway,_New_Jersey 

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roselle park

 

Population: 13,297
Size: 1.323 miles
Distance from NYC: 20 miles 28 min

Roselle Park was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 22, 1901, from portions of Union Township Roselle Park’s name is derived from the Roselle Land Improvement Company, which was created in 1866 to lay out a community around the Mulford Station on the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The name “Roselle” is said to have been based on the company’s founder, John Conklin Rose or from John Pierre Roselle, a friend of the railroad’s. Roselle public transportation is NJ Transit which provides service on bus routes 58 route with service from Elizabeth to Kenilworth, 94 to Newark and 113 to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in City. Newark is approximately 10 minutes away. Linden Airport, a general aviation facility, is in nearby Linden.

“Exit 137 off the Garden State Parkway, Roselle Park is centrally located, with easy access to the Jersey Shore, great skiing to the north and everything in between”

Schools:

  • Community Preschool
  • Ernest J. Finizio – Aldene Elementary School
  • Sherman Elementary School
  • Robert Gordon Elementary School
  • Roselle Park Middle School
  • Roselle Park High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle_Park,_New_Jersey

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roselle

 

Population: 21,625
Size: 2.664
Distance from NYC: 20 Miles 39 min

Roselle is a borough located in Union County in the state of New Jersey, United States. On January 19, 1883, the world’s first electric lighting system employing overhead wires began service in Roselle, and was built by Thomas Edison to demonstrate that an entire community could be lit by electricity. The First Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of West 5th Avenue and Chestnut Street, was the first church in the world to be lit by electricity. Roselle public transportation is NJ Transit. It provides bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City on the 112 and 115 routes, to Newark on the 59, 62 and 94 routes, with local service available on the 56 and 57. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) from Roselle.

Schools:

  • Roselle Preschool
  • Kindergarten Success Academy
  • Harrison Elementary School
  • Dr. Charles C. Polk Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School
  • Leonard V. Moore Middle School
  • Grace Wilday Junior High School
  • Abraham Clark High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle,_New_Jersey 

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Scotch plains

 

Population: 22,732
Size: 9.05 miles
Distance from NYC: 47 Min 25.5 miles

The area known as Scotch Plains was first settled by Europeans, including many Scottish Quakers as early as 1684. The name is said to have come from George Scott, a leader of a group of Scottish settlers. It later served as a stop on the stage coach line between New York City and Philadelphia. The township borders the municipalities of Berkeley Heights, Clark, Fanwood, Mountainside, Plainfieldand Westfield in Union County; Edison and South Plainfield in Middlesex County; and Watchung in Somerset County.
New Jersey Transit offers service on the 112, 113, 114 and 117 routes to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, and service to Newark on the 59, 65 and 66 (Limited) routes. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Scotch Plains, most conveniently reached via Route 22, and Linden Airport, a general aviation facility is in nearby Linden, New Jersey. Newark Liberty International Airport is also accessible via New Jersey Transit train by transferring from the Raritan Valley Line to the Northeast Corridor Line at Newark Penn Station.

Schools

  • Howard B. Brunner Elementary School
  • Union Cty Magnet High School
  • Academy For Allied Hlth Sci
  • Academy For Info Tech
  • Academy For Perform Arts
  • Park Middle School
  • Terrill Middle School
  • J. Ackerman Coles Elementary School
  • Evergreen Elementary School
  • Union County Vocational Technical School
  • Scotch Plains Fanwood High School
  • School #1 Elementary School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch_Plains,_New_Jersey 

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springfield

 

Population: 14,429
Size: 5.193 miles
Distance from NYC: 36 min 23.3 miles

Springfield was formed as a township on April 14, 1794, from portions of Elizabeth Township and Newark Township, while the area was still part of Essex County, and was incorporated as one of New Jersey’s first 104 townships by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. It became part of the newly formed Union County on March 19, 1857, with portions remaining in Essex County used to create Millburn. Other portions of the township have been taken to form New Providence Township. The township’s name derives from springs and brooks in the area. Springfield is the home of the Baltusrol Golf Club, which was the host to the 2016 PGA Championship. It has also hosted other golf major championships, including the U.S. Open, held on seven occasions at Baltusrol, most recently in 1993. Golfweek magazine ranked Baltusrol as the 36th best in its 2010 rankings of the “Best Classic Courses” in the country.

NJ Transit provides bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan in New York City and to points in New Jersey including Newark Penn Station. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 10 miles (16 km) east of Springfield.


Schools

Elementary

  • Edward V. Walton Early Childhood Center
  • James Caldwell Elementary School
  • Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School

Middle School

  • Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School

High School

  • Jonathan Dayton High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfield_Township,_Union_County,_New_Jersey 

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union

 

Population: 54,405
Size: 9.092 miles
Distance from NYC: 49 min 17.7 miles

The Township of Union is located on the northern-central edge of Union County and is bordered by eight municipalities: Hillside to the east, Elizabeth to the southeast, Roselle Park and Kenilworth to the south and Springfield Township to the west. Northwest of the township lies Millburn, to the north lies Maplewood and to the northeast lies Irvington, all in Essex County. NJ Transit offers rail service at the Union train station providing service on the Raritan Valley Line(formerly the mainline of the Lehigh Valley Railroad) to Newark Penn Station. NJ Transit also provides bus service to New York City and New Jersey points on the 113, 114 and 117routes to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, on the 65, 66 70 and 94 routes to Newark and local service on the 26 and 52. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Union.


Schools:

Elementary

  • Battle Hill Elementary School
  • Hannah Caldwell Elementary School
  • Connecticut Farms Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Livingston Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School

Middle School

  • Burnet Middle School
  • Kawameeh Middle School

High School

  • Union High School

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Township,_Union_County,_New_Jersey 

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westfield

 

Population: 30,206
Size: 6.743 miles
Distance from NYC: 53 min 23.8 miles

Westfield, (Union County) New Jersey, U.S.A., is an attractive suburban community located approximately 25 miles southwest of New York City. Its 29,460 residents (2000 census) enjoy living in a small-town environment that offers many diverse cultural, recreational, educational, and social activities.

NJ Transit (NJT) provides passenger rail service from the Westfield train station on the Raritan Valley Line to Newark Penn Station with connecting service to New York Penn Station. Penn Station. The NJT 113 bus route provides one-seat service to New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal seven days per week from the town center, taking approximately one hour to NYC, with additional service available along Route 22 on the northern edge of the town (NJT bus routes 114 and 117), taking approximately 45 minutes. The 59 route provides local bus service between Plainfield and Newark. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 20 minutes away, most conveniently reached via Route 22 or NJT trains. Linden Airport, a general aviation facility, is in nearby Linden, New Jersey.

Schools

Preschool

  • Lincoln School

Elementary

  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Tamaques Elementary School
  • McKinley Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School
  • Wilson Elementary School
  • Roosevelt Intermediate School
  • Thomas Alva Edison Intermediate School

High School

  • Westfield High School

Source: http://westfieldnj.com/

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