Introduction to Rahway, New Jersey
Originally inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans, this area had its first European settlers in 1664, when they bought the Elizabethtown Tract from the Lenape. The area was named after a local tribal chief named Rahwack. It was incorporated as a city in April, 1858.
Rahway and nearby Attractions
- Rahway Yacht Club
- Milton Lake
- Robinsons Branch
- Rahway River Park
- Merck Athletic Field
- Rahway Public Library
Things To Do In Rahway
Rahway has 10 parks, the most popular of which is the Rahway River Park. It is spread over a huge area and has picnic zones, baseball fields, a public pool and also a lake.
Newark Liberty International Airport is just twenty minutes away.
Rahway Higher Education
The Union County College is very close.