Union Twp NJ Real Estate and Community Information
Union township New Jersey is a small township located in Hunterdon county. This is a quaint and quiet township that has had fluctuating populations over the last couple decades. While the population in 2010 was around 5900 but in 2000 it was over 6100, the properties in Union are still a prime commodity for those who want the quiet living close to the big city. Located just over an hour away from the city, those who own real estate in Union Twp NJ enjoy the quality of life that is only found in a rural community coupled with all of the amenities and events that the big Apple has to offer being just a car ride away.
The History of Union
Union was enacted as a township by the NJ legislature in 1865. The township has always been a farming community that was built on tanning and farming industries but before the farming came to be, the main industry in the area was forging. Union furnace forged cannonballs during the revolutionary war in the 1700s. The township was named after this company who was instrumental in the first settlers in the small community.
Parks and Recreation
The residents of Union Township are very aware of recreational needs of their youth. They are fully aware that in order for kids to grow they need to be active. The parks and recreation committee meets once a month to determine the upcoming needs of the township so that they continue to meet the changing needs of all of their youth. Currently, there are two parks that serve the township. The largest park, Finn Park, is where residents enjoy clean restrooms, picnic area and playground for younger kids. In addition, the park is also home to baseball and little league fields as well as a snack shack. The other park, Millbrook Park, is much smaller and provides a little league field, softball field and soccer field.
Attractions and Events
Union Township is a small rural township that offers a quiet, small town lifestyle for those who own property. Even though this is a small community, it is just a short drive to New York City where you will enjoy things like Central Park, New York Yankee Baseball and Broadway just to name a few. While this is a small town, you can still enjoy the lifestyle only found in a big city, truly, the best of both worlds.
If you have been looking for a place where you can enjoy nature and the benefits of small town living while enjoying all that big cities have to offer, then Union Township may be the place you can call home. For more information on all of the homes for sale
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