Introduction to Millburn, New Jersey
Millburn, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 2 miles NW of Union, New Jersey and 6 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Newark metropolitan area. Millburn has a population of 19,765.
Millburn was initially a colonial settlement with agricultural origins. The Lenape Indians were among the first settlers in this area. The town was originally a part of a land grant from Charles II to his brother James in the year 1664. The Revolutionary War and the Battle of Springfield affected the area, and the town underwent a change. Transportation facilities were developed which led to the establishment of mills and factories, and this further led to the growth of a residential community.
Millburn and nearby Attractions
- Washington Rock Outlook
- Short Hills Station
- Taylor Lake
- Christ Church in Short Hills
- White Oak Ridge Park
- East Orange Golf Course
Things To Do In Millburn
While in Millburn, one can visit the Washington Rock Outlook, a beautiful state park offering a magnificent view from the top of the Watchung Mountain. Within a few miles are the Liberty Hall Museum and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Apart from this, the parks of Millburn offer excellent recreational opportunities for adults and children alike.
Newark Liberty International Airport is the nearest airport.
Millburn Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are available at Seton Hall University. Also close by are Kean University, Union County College and Drew University.