Introduction to Union, New Jersey
Union, New Jersey is 5 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Union county. The town is part of the Newark metro area. The population of Union is 54,405.
The Battle of Connecticut Farms, one of the last battles of the American Revolutionary War, took place in Union. Originally, it was a part of Elizabeth Township. It was incorporated as its own township on November 23, 1808. On March 19, 1857, Union became part of Union County.
Union and nearby Attractions
- Orchard Park
- Liberty Hall Museum
- Ball Park
- Kenilworth Parks
- Kidz Village
Things To Do In Union
There are a number of historical sites and museums in and around Union. You can also play golf, tennis, soccer and softball in the local parks of the township. In addition, Union offers ice-skating facilities, theaters and shopping centers for its residents and visitors.
International air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Union Higher Education
The local university is Kean University.