List of municipalities in New Jersey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of the 565 municipalities in the U.S. state of New Jersey, ordered by population. There are five types of municipality in the state—boroughs (250), cities (52), towns (15), townships (245), and villages (4). New Jersey, the fourth-smallest state, covers 8,722 square miles (22,590 km2), meaning the average land size of a municipality in the state is about 15 square miles (39 km2)—but note the wide range of actual sizes in the map at right.

Map of all 565 municipalities
Newark, largest city in New Jersey
Trenton, Capital of New Jersey
Pop.
rank
Municipality County Population
in 2010[1]
Municipal
type
Form of
government
Community
established
Incorporated
1 Newark Essex 277,140 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1666 1836
2 Jersey City Hudson 247,597 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1660 1838
3 Paterson Passaic 146,199 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1791 1861
4 Elizabeth Union 124,969 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1664 1855
5 Edison Middlesex 99,967 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1870
6 Woodbridge Middlesex 99,585 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1664 1798
7 Lakewood Ocean 92,843 Township Township (Township Committee-Manager) 1750 1892
8 Toms River Ocean 91,239 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1768 1798
9 Hamilton Mercer 88,464 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1688 1842
10 Trenton Mercer 84,913 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1719 1792
11 Clifton Passaic 84,136 City 1923 Municipal Manager Law 1693 1917
12 Camden Camden 77,344 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1828
13 Brick Ocean 75,072 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1850 1850
14 Cherry Hill Camden 71,045 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1695 1844
15 Passaic Passaic 69,781 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1679 1873
16 Middletown Monmouth 66,522 Township Special Charter (New Jersey) 1693 1798
17 Union City Hudson 66,455 City Walsh Act 1925
18 Old Bridge Middlesex 65,375 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1683 1869
19 Gloucester Township Camden 64,634 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1695 1798
20 East Orange Essex 64,270 City City (New Jersey) 1666 1863
21 Bayonne Hudson 63,024 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1861
22 Franklin Somerset 62,300 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1745 1798
23 North Bergen Hudson 60,773 Township Walsh Act 1843
24 Vineland Cumberland 60,724 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1862 1852
25 Union Union 56,642 Township Township (New Jersey) 1667 1808
26 Piscataway Middlesex 56,044 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1693 1798
27 New Brunswick Middlesex 55,181 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1730 1784
28 Jackson Ocean 54,856 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1844
29 Wayne Passaic 54,717 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1847
30 Irvington Essex 53,926 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1874
31 Parsippany-Troy Hills Morris 53,238 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1700 1928
32 Howell Monmouth 51,075 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1801
33 Perth Amboy Middlesex 50,814 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1683 1718
34 Hoboken Hudson 50,005 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1820 1849
35 Plainfield Union 49,808 City Special Charter (New Jersey) 1684 1869
36 West New York Hudson 49,708 Town Walsh Act 1898
37 Washington Township Gloucester 48,559 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1836
38 East Brunswick Middlesex 47,512 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1677 1860
39 Bloomfield Essex 47,315 Township Special Charter (New Jersey) 1763 1812
40 West Orange Essex 46,207 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1806 1863
41 Evesham Burlington 45,538 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1672 1798
42 Bridgewater Somerset 44,464 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1749 1798
43 South Brunswick Middlesex 43,417 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1778 1798
44 Egg Harbor Atlantic 43,323 Township Township (New Jersey) 1694 1798
45 Manchester Ocean 43,070 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1865
46 Hackensack Bergen 43,010 City 1923 Municipal Manager Law 1665 1693
47 Sayreville Middlesex 42,704 Borough Borough (New Jersey) 1703 1876
48 Mount Laurel Burlington 41,864 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1872
49 Berkeley Ocean 41,255 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1875
50 North Brunswick Middlesex 40,742 Township Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council-Administrator) 1779 1798
51 Kearny Hudson 40,684 Town Town (New Jersey) 1867
52 Linden Union 40,499 City City (New Jersey) 1861 1925
53 Marlboro Monmouth 40,191 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1685 1848
54 Teaneck Bergen 39,776 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1704 1895
55 Atlantic City Atlantic 39,558 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1854
56 Winslow Camden 39,499 Township Township (New Jersey) 1845
57 Monroe Middlesex 39,132 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1838 1838
58 Manalapan Monmouth 38,872 Township Township (New Jersey) 1848
59 Hillsborough Somerset 38,303 Township Township (New Jersey) 1746 1771
60 Montclair Essex 37,669 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1868
61 Galloway Atlantic 37,349 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1774 1798
62 Freehold Township Monmouth 36,184 Township Township (New Jersey) 1693 1798
63 Monroe Township Gloucester 36,129 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1859
64 Belleville Essex 35,926 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1839
65 Pennsauken Camden 35,885 Township Township (New Jersey) 1892
66 Ewing Mercer 35,790 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1717 1834
67 Fort Lee Bergen 35,345 Borough Borough (New Jersey) 1904
68 Lawrence Mercer 33,472 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1697 1798
69 Fair Lawn Bergen 32,457 Borough Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1924
70 Willingboro Burlington 31,629 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1688 1798
71 Long Branch Monmouth 30,719 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1867
72 Deptford Gloucester 30,561 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1695 1798
73 Garfield Bergen 30,487 City 1923 Municipal Manager Law 1873 1898
74 Westfield Union 30,316 Town Special Charter (New Jersey) 1720 1798
75 City of Orange Essex 30,134 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1666 1806
76 Livingston Essex 29,366 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1699 1813
77 Voorhees Camden 29,131 Township Township (New Jersey) 1899
78 Princeton Mercer 28,572 Borough Borough (New Jersey) 1683 1813/2013[note 1]
79 Millville Cumberland 28,400 City Walsh Act 1720 1801
80 Nutley Essex 28,370 Township Walsh Act 1693 1874
81 Mount Olive Morris 28,117 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1871
82 Neptune Monmouth 27,935 Township Township (New Jersey) 1879
83 Pemberton Township Burlington 27,912 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1846
84 Lacey Ocean 27,644 Township Township (New Jersey) 1871
85 Rahway Union 27,346 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1664 1858
86 Ocean Township Monmouth 27,291 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1849
87 East Windsor Mercer 27,190 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1797 1798
88 West Windsor Mercer 27,165 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1798
89 Englewood Bergen 27,147 City Special Charter (New Jersey) 1899
90 Bergenfield Bergen 26,764 Borough Borough (New Jersey) 1894
91 Bernards Township Somerset 26,652 Township Township (New Jersey) 1760 1798
92 Stafford Township Ocean 26,535 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1750 1798
93 Hamilton Township Atlantic 26,503 Township Township (New Jersey) 1813
94 Paramus Bergen 26,342 Borough Borough (New Jersey) 1922
95 Wall Monmouth 26,164 Township Township (New Jersey) 1851
96 Mahwah Bergen 25,890 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1944
97 West Milford Passaic 25,850 Township Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council-Administrator) 1834
98 Randolph Morris 25,734 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1806
99 Bridgeton Cumberland 25,349 City Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1865
100 Ridgewood Bergen 24,958 Village Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1894
101 Rockaway Township Morris 24,156 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1844
102 Lodi Bergen 24,136 Borough 1923 Municipal Manager Law 1894
103 Vernon Sussex 23,943 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council)[3] 1793 1798
104 Maplewood Essex 23,867 Township 1861
105 Cliffside Park Bergen 23,594 Borough 1895
106 Scotch Plains Union 23,510 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1878[note 2]
107 South Plainfield Middlesex 23,385 Borough 1926
108 Roxbury Morris 23,324 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1740 1798
109 Medford Burlington 23,033 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1847
110 Plainsboro Middlesex 22,999 Township 1919
111 Lower Township Cape May 22,866 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1723 1798
112 Carteret Middlesex 22,844 Borough 1906[note 3]
113 Cranford Union 22,625 Township 1871
114 Burlington Township Burlington 22,594 Township 1798
115 Morris Township Morris 22,306 Township 1740 1798
116 Montgomery Somerset 22,254 Township 1798
117 Raritan Township Hunterdon 22,185 Township 1838
118 North Plainfield Somerset 21,936 Borough 1885
119 West Deptford Gloucester 21,677 Township 1871
120 Montville Morris 21,528 Township Special Charter (New Jersey) 1867
121 Summit Union 21,457 City City (New Jersey) 1710 1899
122 Hillside Union 21,404 Township 1913
123 Jefferson Morris 21,314 Township 1804
124 Roselle Union 21,085 Borough 1894
125 Barnegat Ocean 20,936 Township 1846[note 4]
126 Moorestown Burlington 20,726 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1922
127 Lyndhurst Bergen 20,554 Township Walsh Act 1852[note 5]
128 Hazlet Monmouth 20,334 Township 1848[note 6]
129 Pleasantville Atlantic 20,249 City City (New Jersey) 1889
130 Millburn Essex 20,149 Township 1857
131 Little Egg Harbor Ocean 20,065 Township 1740 1798
132 Sparta Sussex 19,722 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1845
133 Palisades Park Bergen 19,622 Borough 1899
134 Elmwood Park Bergen 19,403 Borough 1916[note 7]
135 Maple Shade Burlington 19,131 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1688 1798[note 8]
136 Middle Township Cape May 18,911 Township 1723 1798
137 Hawthorne Passaic 18,791 Borough 1898
138 Glassboro Gloucester 18,579 Borough 1878
139 Washington Township Morris 18,533 Township 1798
140 Morristown Morris 18,411 Town Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1715 1865
141 Point Pleasant Ocean 18,392 Borough 1920
142 Aberdeen Monmouth 18,210 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1857[note 9]
143 Dover Morris 18,157 Town Town (New Jersey) 1869 1896
144 Rutherford Bergen 18,061 Borough 1881
145 Tinton Falls Monmouth 17,892 Borough 1950[note 10]
146 Lindenwold Camden 17,613 Borough 1929
147 Dumont Bergen 17,479 Borough 1894
148 Hopewell Township Mercer 17,304 Township 1700 1798
149 Delran Burlington 16,896 Township 1880
150 Franklin Township Gloucester 16,820 Township 1820
151 Holmdel Monmouth 16,773 Township 1857
152 Wyckoff Bergen 16,696 Township 1926
153 Denville Morris 16,635 Township 1913
154 New Milford Bergen 16,341 Borough 1922
155 Secaucus Hudson 16,264 Town Town (New Jersey) 1900
156 South Orange Village Essex 16,198 Township[4] Special Charter (New Jersey) 1686 1869
157 Readington Hunterdon 16,126 Township 1730 1798
158 Asbury Park Monmouth 16,116 City Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1874
159 South River Middlesex 16,008 Borough 1898
160 Madison Morris 15,845 Borough 1715 1889
161 Springfield Union 15,817 Township 1794 1798
162 Cinnaminson Burlington 15,569 Township 1860
163 Pequannock Morris 15,540 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1740 1798
164 North Arlington Bergen 15,392 Borough 1896
165 Warren Somerset 15,311 Township 1806
166 Mantua Gloucester 15,217 Township 1853
167 Hopatcong Sussex 15,147 Borough 1898[note 11]
168 Phillipsburg Warren 14,950 Town 1861
169 Hammonton Atlantic 14,791 Town Town (New Jersey) 1866
170 Clark Union 14,756 Township 1864
171 Haddon Township Camden 14,707 Township Walsh Act 1865
172 Tenafly Bergen 14,488 Borough Special Charter (New Jersey) 1894
173 Ramsey Bergen 14,473 Borough 1908
174 Branchburg Somerset 14,459 Township 1845
175 Little Falls Passaic 14,432 Township 1868
176 Highland Park Middlesex 13,982 Borough 1905
177 Collingswood Camden 13,926 Borough Walsh Act 1682 1888
178 Fairview Bergen 13,835 Borough 1894
179 Hanover Morris 13,712 Township 1720 1740
180 Saddle Brook Bergen 13,659 Township 1716[note 12]
181 Robbinsville Mercer 13,642 Township Faulkner Act (mayor–council) 1859[note 13]
182 Middlesex Middlesex 13,635 Borough 1913
183 Harrison Hudson 13,620 Town Town (New Jersey) 1840
184 Metuchen Middlesex 13,574 Borough 1900
185 Clinton Township Hunterdon 13,478 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1841
186 Pennsville Salem 13,409 Township 1721 1798[note 14]
187 Verona Essex 13,332 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1702 1907
188 Roselle Park Union 13,297 Borough 1901
189 Berkeley Heights Union 13,183 Township 1809[note 15]
190 Oakland Bergen 12,754 Borough 1902
191 Ridgefield Park Bergen 12,729 Village Walsh Act 1685 1892
192 Eatontown Monmouth 12,709 Borough 1873
193 Lumberton Burlington 12,559 Township 1860
194 Weehawken Hudson 12,554 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1859
195 Harrison Township Gloucester 12,417 Township 1844[note 16]
196 Cedar Grove Essex 12,411 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1892[note 17]
197 Upper Township Cape May 12,373 Township 1723 1798
198 Ringwood Passaic 12,228 Borough Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1918
199 Red Bank Monmouth 12,206 Borough 1870
200 New Providence Union 12,171 Borough 1899
201 Florence Burlington 12,109 Township 1872
202 Somerville Somerset 12,098 Borough 1863
203 Freehold Borough Monmouth 12,052 Borough 1869
204 Hasbrouck Heights Bergen 11,842 Borough 1894
205 Woodland Park Passaic 11,819 Borough Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1914[note 18]
206 Ocean City Cape May 11,701 City 1884
207 Florham Park Morris 11,696 Borough Borough (New Jersey) 1700 1899
208 Glen Rock Bergen 11,601 Borough 1894
209 Haddonfield Camden 11,593 Borough Walsh Act 1875
210 Bellmawr Camden 11,583 Borough 1926
211 Edgewater Bergen 11,513 Borough 1894[note 19]
212 Gloucester City Camden 11,456 City Special Charter (New Jersey) 1831 1868
213 Bordentown Township Burlington 11,367 Township 1852
214 Wantage Sussex 11,358 Township 1754 1798
215 River Edge Bergen 11,340 Borough 1894
216 Wallington Bergen 11,335 Borough 1894
217 Guttenberg Hudson 11,176 Town Town (New Jersey) 1853 1859
218 East Hanover Morris 11,157 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1720 1928
219 Wanaque Passaic 11,116 Borough 1918
220 Pompton Lakes Passaic 11,097 Borough 1682 1895
221 Beachwood Ocean 11,045 Borough 1917
222 Ridgefield Bergen 11,032 Borough 1892
223 Westwood Bergen 10,908 Borough 1894
224 Totowa Passaic 10,804 Borough 1898
225 Somers Point Atlantic 10,795 City City (New Jersey) 1886
226 West Caldwell Essex 10,759 Township 1904
227 Ventnor City Atlantic 10,650 City Walsh Act 1903
228 Waterford Camden 10,649 Township 1695 1798
229 Little Ferry Bergen 10,626 Borough 1894
230 Franklin Lakes Bergen 10,590 Borough 1922
231 Millstone Township Monmouth 10,566 Township 1844
232 Lincoln Park Morris 10,521 Borough 1922
233 Southampton Burlington 10,464 Township 1845
234 Chatham Township Morris 10,452 Township 1806
235 Bound Brook Somerset 10,402 Borough 1891
236 Manville Somerset 10,344 Borough 1929
237 Kinnelon Morris 10,248 Borough 1922
238 Pine Hill Camden 10,233 Borough 1929
239 Hillsdale Bergen 10,219 Borough 1898
240 Woolwich Township Gloucester 10,200 Township 1767 1798
241 Woodbury Gloucester 10,174 City City (New Jersey) 1854
242 Colts Neck Monmouth 10,142 Township 1847[note 20]
243 Keansburg Monmouth 10,105 Borough Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1917
244 Burlington Burlington 9,920 City 1693 1784
245 Hackettstown Warren 9,724 Town Special Charter (New Jersey) 1853
246 River Vale Bergen 9,659 Township 1906
247 Waldwick Bergen 9,625 Borough 1919
248 East Greenwich Gloucester 9,555 Township 1881
249 Maywood Bergen 9,555 Borough 1894
250 Mount Holly Burlington 9,536 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1688 1798[note 21]
251 Brigantine Atlantic 9,450 City Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1890
252 Pittsgrove Salem 9,393 Township 1769 1798
253 Washington Township Bergen 9,102 Township 1840
254 Pitman Gloucester 9,011 Borough 1905
255 Chatham Borough Morris 8,962 Borough 1710 1892
256 Leonia Bergen 8,937 Borough 1894
257 East Rutherford Bergen 8,913 Borough 1889
258 Edgewater Park Burlington 8,881 Township 1924
259 Audubon Camden 8,819 Borough Walsh Act 1905
260 Westampton Burlington 8,813 Township 1850
261 Matawan Monmouth 8,810 Borough 1895
262 Long Hill Morris 8,702 Township 1866[note 22]
263 Park Ridge Bergen 8,645 Borough 1894
264 South Amboy Middlesex 8,631 City 1798
265 Northfield Atlantic 8,624 City City (New Jersey) 1905
266 Cresskill Bergen 8,573 Borough 1894
267 Mansfield Township Burlington 8,544 Township 1688 1798
268 Runnemede Camden 8,468 Borough 1926
269 Plumsted Ocean 8,421 Township 1845
270 North Haledon Passaic 8,417 Borough 1901
271 Absecon Atlantic 8,411 City City (New Jersey) 1872
272 Closter Bergen 8,373 Borough 1904
273 Byram Sussex 8,350 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1798 1798
274 Boonton Morris 8,347 Town Town (New Jersey) 1761 1866
275 Ocean Township Ocean 8,332 Township 1876
276 Haledon Passaic 8,318 Borough 1908
277 Spotswood Middlesex 8,257 Borough 1908
278 Hardyston Sussex 8,213 Township Special Charter (New Jersey) 1762 1798
279 Upper Saddle River Bergen 8,208 Borough 1894
280 Bogota Bergen 8,187 Borough 1894
281 Clayton Gloucester 8,179 Borough 1858
282 Bedminster Somerset 8,165 Township 1749 1798
283 West Long Branch Monmouth 8,097 Borough 1908
284 Riverside Burlington 8,079 Township 1895
285 Carneys Point Salem 8,049 Township 1721 1798[note 23]
286 Lopatcong Warren 8,014 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1851
287 Newton Sussex 7,997 Town Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1864
288 Oradell Bergen 7,978 Borough 1894[note 24]
289 Maurice River Cumberland 7,976 Township 1748 1798
290 Kenilworth Union 7,914 Borough 1907
291 Montvale Bergen 7,844 Borough 1894
292 Chester Township Morris 7,838 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1799
293 Caldwell Essex 7,822 Borough 1892
294 Mansfield Township Warren 7,725 Township 1754 1798
295 Bernardsville Somerset 7,707 Borough 1924
296 Chesterfield Burlington 7,699 Township 1688 1798
297 North Hanover Burlington 7,678 Township 1905
298 Upper Deerfield Cumberland 7,660 Township 1922
299 Bloomingdale Passaic 7,656 Borough 1918
300 Wood-Ridge Bergen 7,626 Borough 1894
301 Berlin Camden 7,588 Borough 1927
302 Buena Vista Atlantic 7,570 Township 1867
303 Butler Morris 7,539 Borough 1901
304 Glen Ridge Essex 7,527 Borough 1895
305 Haddon Heights Camden 7,473 Borough 1904
306 Fairfield Essex 7,466 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1798[note 25]
307 Emerson Bergen 7,401 Borough 1903[note 26]
308 Palmyra Burlington 7,398 Borough 1894
309 New Hanover Burlington 7,385 Township 1723 1798
310 Fanwood Union 7,318 Borough 1895
311 Keyport Monmouth 7,240 Borough 1908
312 Dunellen Middlesex 7,227 Borough 1887
313 Green Brook Somerset 7,203 Township 1872[note 27]
314 Midland Park Bergen 7,128 Borough 1894
315 Rumson Monmouth 7,122 Borough 1907
316 Linwood Atlantic 7,092 City City (New Jersey) 1889[note 28]
317 Stratford Camden 7,040 Borough 1925
318 Barrington Camden 6,983 Borough 1917
319 Tabernacle Burlington 6,949 Township 1901
320 Upper Freehold Monmouth 6,902 Township 1731 1798
321 Milltown Middlesex 6,893 Borough 1889
322 Raritan Somerset 6,881 Borough 1868[note 29]
323 Mountainside Union 6,685 Borough 1895
324 Washington Township Warren 6,651 Township 1849
325 Lebanon Township Hunterdon 6,588 Township 1731 1798
326 Wharton Morris 6,522 Borough 1895[note 30]
327 Allendale Bergen 6,505 Borough 1894
328 Shamong Burlington 6,490 Township 1852
329 Dennis Township Cape May 6,467 Township 1827
330 Washington Warren 6,461 Borough Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1868
331 Rockaway Morris 6,438 Borough 1894
332 Margate City Atlantic 6,354 City Walsh Act 1885[note 31]
333 Andover Township Sussex 6,319 Township 1864
334 Fairfield Township Cumberland 6,295 Township 1697 1798
335 Union Beach Monmouth 6,245 Borough 1925
336 North Caldwell Essex 6,183 Borough 1898
337 Mullica Township Atlantic 6,147 Township 1838
338 Carlstadt Bergen 6,127 Borough 1894
339 Fair Haven Monmouth 6,121 Borough 1912
340 Hainesport Burlington 6,110 Township 1924
341 Paulsboro Gloucester 6,097 Borough 1904
342 Eastampton Burlington 6,069 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1880
343 Logan Township Gloucester 6,042 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1877[note 32]
344 Tewksbury Hunterdon 5,993 Township 1798
345 Blairstown Warren 5,967 Township 1845
346 Little Silver Monmouth 5,950 Borough 1923
347 Jamesburg Middlesex 5,915 Borough 1887
348 Union Township Hunterdon 5,908 Township 1853
349 Manasquan Monmouth 5,897 Borough 1887
350 Mendham Township Morris 5,869 Township 1749 1798
351 Prospect Park Passaic 5,865 Borough 1901
352 Oceanport Monmouth 5,832 Borough 1920
353 Roseland Essex 5,819 Borough 1908
354 Watchung Somerset 5,801 Borough 1926
355 Belmar Monmouth 5,794 Borough Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1885[note 33]
356 Old Tappan Bergen 5,750 Borough 1894
357 Woodcliff Lake Bergen 5,730 Borough 1894[note 34]
358 Greenwich Township Warren 5,712 Township 1738 1798
359 Norwood Bergen 5,711 Borough 1905
360 Independence Township Warren 5,662 Township 1782 1798
361 Frankford Township Sussex 5,565 Township 1797 1798
362 Morris Plains Morris 5,532 Borough 1926
363 Rochelle Park Bergen 5,530 Township 1871[note 35]
364 Hightstown Mercer 5,494 Borough 1853
365 Berlin Township Camden 5,357 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1910
366 Wildwood Cape May 5,325 City Walsh Act 1895[note 36]
367 Holland Township Hunterdon 5,291 Township 1874
368 Englewood Cliffs Bergen 5,281 Borough 1895
369 Hampton Township Sussex 5,196 Township 1864
370 Commercial Township Cumberland 5,178 Township 1874
371 Somerdale Camden 5,151 Borough 1929
372 Penns Grove Salem 5,147 Borough 1894
373 Salem Salem 5,146 City City (New Jersey) 1675 1798[note 37]
374 Mount Arlington Morris 5,050 Borough 1890
375 Franklin Sussex 5,045 Borough 1913
376 Highlands Monmouth 5,005 Borough Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1900
377 Clementon Camden 5,000 Borough 1925
378 Mendham Borough Morris 4,981 Borough 1906
379 Alexandria Township Hunterdon 4,938 Township 1765 1798
380 Greenwich Township Gloucester 4,899 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1695 1798
381 White Township Warren 4,882 Township 1913
382 Demarest Bergen 4,881 Borough 1903
383 Neptune City Monmouth 4,869 Borough 1881
384 Brielle Monmouth 4,774 Borough 1919
385 Spring Lake Heights Monmouth 4,713 Borough 1927
386 Mount Ephraim Camden 4,676 Borough Walsh Act 1926
387 Point Pleasant Beach Ocean 4,665 Borough 1886
388 Harrington Park Bergen 4,664 Borough 1904
389 Northvale Bergen 4,640 Borough 1916
390 Buena Atlantic 4,603 Borough 1948
391 Flemington Hunterdon 4,581 Borough 1910
392 Hopewell Township Cumberland 4,571 Township 1748 1798
393 Delaware Township Hunterdon 4,563 Township 1838
394 South Bound Brook Somerset 4,563 Borough 1681 1907
395 Atlantic Highlands Monmouth 4,385 Borough 1887
396 Magnolia Camden 4,341 Borough 1915
397 Allamuchy Warren 4,323 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1873
398 Bradley Beach Monmouth 4,298 Borough Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1893
399 Westville Gloucester 4,288 Borough 1914
400 Delanco Burlington 4,283 Township 1859[note 38]
401 Boonton Township Morris 4,263 Township
402 Egg Harbor City Atlantic 4,243 City City (New Jersey) 1854 1858
403 Garwood Union 4,226 Borough
404 Elk Gloucester 4,216 Township
405 Mountain Lakes Morris 4,160 Borough Faulkner Act (Council-Manager)
406 Medford Lakes Burlington 4,146 Borough 1923 Municipal Manager Law
407 Stillwater Sussex 4,099 Township
408 Ho-Ho-Kus Bergen 4,078 Borough
409 North Wildwood Cape May 4,041 City City (New Jersey)
410 Oaklyn Camden 4,038 Borough
411 Pilesgrove Salem 4,016 Township
412 East Amwell Hunterdon 4,013 Township
413 Bethlehem Township Hunterdon 3,979 Township
414 Bordentown Burlington 3,924 City Walsh Act 1682 1867
415 Lambertville Hunterdon 3,906 City Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) 1834 1849
416 Cranbury Middlesex 3,857 Township
417 Montague Sussex 3,847 Township
418 Kingwood Hunterdon 3,845 Township
419 West Amwell Hunterdon 3,840 Township
420 Harding Township Morris 3,838 Township
421 Merchantville Camden 3,821 Borough
422 Shrewsbury Monmouth 3,809 Borough
423 South Toms River Ocean 3,684 Borough
424 Mine Hill Morris 3,651 Township
425 High Bridge Hunterdon 3,648 Borough
426 Stanhope Sussex 3,610 Borough
427 Cape May Cape May 3,607 City Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) 1848
428 Green Township Sussex 3,601 Township
429 Riverdale Morris 3,559 Borough
430 Upper Pittsgrove Salem 3,505 Township
431 Woodstown Salem 3,505 Borough
432 Alloway Township Salem 3,467 Township 1701 1767
433 Fredon Township Sussex 3,437 Township
434 Springfield Township Burlington 3,414 Township Faulkner Act (Council-Manager)
435 Haworth Bergen 3,382 Borough
436 Tuckerton Ocean 3,347 Borough
437 Pohatcong Township Warren 3,339 Township Faulkner Act (Small Municipality)
438 Lawrence Township Cumberland 3,290 Township
439 Monmouth Beach Monmouth 3,279 Borough Walsh Act
440 Hamburg Sussex 3,277 Borough
441 Wildwood Crest Cape May 3,270 Borough Walsh Act
442 Netcong Morris 3,232 Borough
443 Franklin Township Hunterdon 3,195 Township
444 Franklin Township Warren 3,176 Township
445 South Harrison Gloucester 3,162 Township
446 Saddle River Bergen 3,152 Borough
447 Deerfield Township Cumberland 3,119 Township
448 Knowlton Township Warren 3,055 Township
449 Woodbury Heights Gloucester 3,055 Borough
450 Long Beach Ocean 3,051 Township Walsh Act
451 National Park Gloucester 3,036 Borough
452 Spring Lake Monmouth 2,993 Borough
453 Woodlynne Camden 2,978 Borough
454 Lawnside Camden 2,945 Borough
455 Liberty Township Warren 2,942 Township
456 Seaside Heights Ocean 2,887 Borough
457 Riverton Burlington 2,779 Borough
458 Clinton Hunterdon 2,719 Town Town (New Jersey)
459 Weymouth Township Atlantic 2,715 Township
460 Moonachie Bergen 2,708 Borough
461 Belvidere Warren 2,681 Town Town (New Jersey)
462 Harmony Township Warren 2,667 Township
463 Quinton Township Salem 2,666 Township
464 Lakehurst Ocean 2,654 Borough
465 Pennington Mercer 2,585 Borough
466 Swedesboro Gloucester 2,584 Borough
467 Peapack and Gladstone Somerset 2,582 Borough
468 Beverly Burlington 2,577 City City (New Jersey) 1850
469 Lafayette Sussex 2,538 Township
470 Oxford Township Warren 2,514 Township
471 Woodbine Cape May 2,472 Borough
472 Ogdensburg Sussex 2,410 Borough
473 East Newark Hudson 2,406 Borough
474 South Hackensack Bergen 2,378 Township
475 Alpha Warren 2,369 Borough
476 Wenonah Gloucester 2,278 Borough
477 Gibbsboro Camden 2,274 Borough
478 Frelinghuysen Township Warren 2,230 Township
479 Helmetta Middlesex 2,178 Borough
480 Sussex Sussex 2,130 Borough
481 Pine Beach Ocean 2,127 Borough
482 Sea Isle City Cape May 2,114 City Walsh Act
483 Essex Fells Essex 2,113 Borough
484 Ocean Gate Ocean 2,011 Borough
485 Sandyston Township Sussex 1,998 Township
486 Brooklawn Camden 1,955 Borough
487 Hope Warren 1,952 Township
488 Hopewell Mercer 1,922 Borough
489 Laurel Springs Camden 1,908 Borough
490 Avon-by-the-Sea Monmouth 1,901 Borough Walsh Act
491 Folsom Atlantic 1,885 Borough
492 Lavallette Ocean 1,875 Borough
493 Alpine Bergen 1,849 Borough
494 Englishtown Monmouth 1,847 Borough
495 Allentown Monmouth 1,828 Borough
496 Sea Girt Monmouth 1,828 Borough
497 Mannington Salem 1,806 Township
498 Woodland Township Burlington 1,788 Township
499 Oldmans Township Salem 1,773 Township
500 Lower Alloways Creek Salem 1,770 Township 1701 1767
501 Lake Como Monmouth 1,759 Borough
502 Estell Manor Atlantic 1,735 City Faulkner Act (Small Municipality)
503 Glen Gardner Hunterdon 1,704 Borough
504 Hardwick Township Warren 1,696 Township
505 Island Heights Ocean 1,673 Borough Faulkner Act (Small Municipality)
506 Chester Borough Morris 1,649 Borough
507 Chesilhurst Camden 1,634 Borough
508 Eagleswood Ocean 1,603 Township
509 Downe Township Cumberland 1,585 Township
510 Seaside Park Ocean 1,579 Borough
511 Newfield Gloucester 1,553 Borough
512 Victory Gardens Morris 1,520 Borough 1941 1951
513 Winfield Union 1,471 Township
514 Bass River Township Burlington 1,443 Township Walsh Act
515 Stow Creek Township Cumberland 1,431 Township
516 Sea Bright Monmouth 1,412 Borough
517 Pemberton Burlington 1,409 Borough
518 Hampton Hunterdon 1,401 Borough
519 Elmer Salem 1,395 Borough
520 Frenchtown Hunterdon 1,373 Borough
521 Lebanon Hunterdon 1,358 Borough
522 Avalon Cape May 1,334 Borough
523 Farmingdale Monmouth 1,329 Borough
524 Milford Hunterdon 1,233 Borough
525 Surf City Ocean 1,205 Borough
526 Beach Haven Ocean 1,170 Borough Walsh Act
527 Ship Bottom Ocean 1,156 Borough
528 Shrewsbury Township Monmouth 1,141 Township
529 Port Republic Atlantic 1,115 City City (New Jersey)
530 Califon Hunterdon 1,076 Borough
531 Elsinboro Township Salem 1,036 Township
532 West Cape May Cape May 1,024 Borough Walsh Act
533 Audubon Park Camden 1,023 Borough
534 Bay Head Ocean 968 Borough
535 Far Hills Somerset 919 Borough
536 Longport Atlantic 895 Borough Walsh Act
537 Roosevelt Monmouth 882 Borough
538 Bloomsbury Hunterdon 870 Borough
539 Hi-Nella Camden 870 Borough
540 Stone Harbor Cape May 866 Borough
541 Branchville Sussex 841 Borough
542 Interlaken Monmouth 820 Borough
543 Greenwich Township Cumberland 804 Township
544 Wrightstown Burlington 802 Borough
545 Deal Monmouth 750 Borough Walsh Act
546 Washington Township Burlington 687 Township
547 Rocky Hill Somerset 682 Borough
548 Andover Sussex 606 Borough
549 West Wildwood Cape May 603 Borough Walsh Act
550 Barnegat Light Ocean 574 Borough
551 Fieldsboro Burlington 540 Borough
552 Stockton Hunterdon 538 Borough
553 Rockleigh Bergen 531 Borough
554 Shiloh Cumberland 516 Borough
555 Allenhurst Monmouth 496 Borough Walsh Act
556 Corbin City Atlantic 492 City City (New Jersey) 1922
557 Millstone Somerset 418 Borough 1738 1894
558 Harvey Cedars Ocean 337 Borough Walsh Act 1751 1894
559 Mantoloking Ocean 296 Borough 1911 1911
560 Cape May Point Cape May 291 Borough Walsh Act 1876 1908
561 Loch Arbour Monmouth 194 Village Walsh Act 1957 1957
562 Teterboro Bergen 67 Borough 1923 Municipal Manager Law 1917 1917
563 Walpack Township Sussex 16 Township 1731 1798
564 Pine Valley Camden 12 Borough Walsh Act 1929
565 Tavistock Camden 5 Borough Walsh Act 1921 1921

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Princeton Township and Princeton Borough merged on January 1, 2013. The population is tabulated from the sum of the two municipalities' 2010 populations. Though it has a borough form of government, the municipality type is classified by the state government as "other."[2]
  2. ^ As Fanwood Township. Renamed Scotch Plains in 1917.
  3. ^ As Roosevelt Borough. Renamed Carteret in 1922.
  4. ^ As Union Township. Renamed Barnegat in 1977.
  5. ^ As Union Township. Renamed Lyndhurst in 1917.
  6. ^ As Raritan Township. Renamed Hazlet in 1967.
  7. ^ As East Paterson Borough. Renamed Elmwood Park in 1973.
  8. ^ As Chester Township. Renamed Maple Shade in 1945.
  9. ^ As Matavan Township. Renamed Aberdeen in 1977.
  10. ^ As New Shrewsbury Borough. Renamed Tinton Falls in 1975.
  11. ^ As Town of Brooklyn. Renamed Hopatcong in 1901.
  12. ^ As Saddle River Township. Renamed Saddle Brook in 1955.
  13. ^ As Washington Township. Renamed Robbinsville in 2008.
  14. ^ As Lower Penns Neck Township. Renamed Pennsville in 1965.
  15. ^ As New Providence Township. Renamed Berkeley Heights in 1951.
  16. ^ As Spicer Township. Renamed Harrison in 1845.
  17. ^ As Verona Township. Renamed Cedar Grove in 1908.
  18. ^ As West Paterson Borough. Renamed Woodland Park in 2009.
  19. ^ As Undercliff Borough. Renamed Edgewater in 1899.
  20. ^ As Atlantic Township. Renamed Colts Neck in 1962.
  21. ^ As Northampton Township. Renamed Mount Holly in 1931.
  22. ^ As Passaic Township. Renamed Long Hill in 1992.
  23. ^ As Upper Penns Neck Township. Renamed Carneys Point in 1976.
  24. ^ As Delford Borough. Renamed Oradell in 1920.
  25. ^ As Caldwell Township. Renamed Fairfield in 1963.
  26. ^ As Etna Borough. Renamed Emerson in 1909.
  27. ^ As North Plainfield Township. Renamed Green Brook in 1932.
  28. ^ As a Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1931.
  29. ^ As a Town. Reincorporated as a Borough in 1948.
  30. ^ As Port Oram Borough. Renamed Wharton in 1902.
  31. ^ As South Atlantic City. Renamed Margate City in 1909.
  32. ^ As West Woolwich Township. Renamed Logan in 1878.
  33. ^ As Ocean Beach Borough. Renamed Belmar in 1890.
  34. ^ As Woodcliff Borough. Renamed Woodcliff Lake in 1910.
  35. ^ As Midland Township. Renamed Rochelle Park in 1929.
  36. ^ As a Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1912.
  37. ^ As a Township. Reincorporated as a City in 1858.
  38. ^ As Beverly Township. Renamed Delanco in 1926.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2010: New Jersey - USATODAY.com
  2. ^ Knapp, Krystal (October 1, 2012). "Merged Municipality Will Be Called Princeton, New Jersey". Planet Princeton. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Vernon Township Mayor's Office website". 
  4. ^ New Jersey State Commission on County and Municipal Government, Modern Forms of Municipal Government, 1992, Chapter VI: Municipal Names and Municipal Classification