Introduction to Manville, New Jersey
Manville, New Jersey, in Somerset county, is 9 miles W of Edison, New Jersey and 25 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon area. There are 10,343 residents in Manville.
Manville was incorporated on April 1, 1929. It was named after the Johns-Manville Company that manufactured asbestos products in this area. Most of the residents of Manville are of Slavic descent, though a number of Hispanic people also live in this area.
Manville and nearby Attractions
- Buccleuch Mansion
- Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
- Thomas Clarke House - Princeton Battlefield
- Sourland Mountain Preserve
- Littell-Lord Farmhouse Museum
- Zimmerli Art Museum
Things To Do In Manville
There are several rivers and streams in Manville where one can enjoy fishing and boating. You can also visit the Toppan Graphic Arts Center and the Raritan Valley Country Club, which includes an 18-hole regulation length golf course. Manville also is home to numerous restaurants and shopping areas.
The nearest major airport is Trenton Mercer Airport.
Manville Higher Education
Raritan Valley Community College, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Middlesex County College, Devry Institute and Princeton University are all nearby.