Introduction to Sayreville, New Jersey
Sayreville, New Jersey, in Middlesex county, is 3 miles N of Old Bridge, New Jersey and 21 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area. Sayreville has a population of 40,377.
Sayreville was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was first known as Roundabout, and later changed to Wood's Landing. During the 1870s, the town was renamed to Sayreville. It was named after the co-owner of Sayre & Fisher Brick Company, James R. Sayre, Jr. of Newark. On April 6, 1876, it was incorporated as a township. The Morgan Inn is one of the oldest buildings of the town and originally belonged to the Morgans, who were related to famous pirate, Captain Henry Morgan.
Sayreville and nearby Attractions
- Capik Nature Preserve
- Middlesex County Museum
- East Brunswick Museum
- Cheesequake State Park
- Skate Park
Things To Do In Sayreville
There are many interesting things to do in Sayreville. You can visit the local parks or the nature preserve for a family day trip. The town also includes a softball complex, sports fields and a skate park. Apart from these, the Recreation Department organizes a number of events and programs on a regular basis.
The nearest major airport is Newark Liberty International Airport.
Sayreville Higher Education
Middlesex County College provides higher education facilities.