Neshanic Station, New Jersey

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Neshanic, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Center of Neshanic Station
Center of Neshanic Station
Neshanic, New Jersey is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
Neshanic, New Jersey
Neshanic, New Jersey
Location within the state of New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°30′29″N 74°43′49″W / 40.50806°N 74.73028°W / 40.50806; -74.73028Coordinates: 40°30′29″N 74°43′49″W / 40.50806°N 74.73028°W / 40.50806; -74.73028
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Branchburg
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)

Neshanic Station is an unincorporated community located within Branchburg Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.

Neshanic Station comes from the Algonquian language meaning "double stream," and the community featured a station along the defunct South Branch Railroad, later a branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The Lehigh Line of Conrail (formerly the Lehigh Valley Railroad) still runs on tracks north of the community. Neshanic Station is situated at a latitude of 40.508N and a longitude of -74.73W. It is in the Eastern Standard Time Zone with an elevation of 92 feet.[1]

The South Branch Raritan River passes east of the community. The Elm Street Bridge is a lenticular truss bridge that carries Elm Street (Somerset County Route 667) over the river out of the community to River Road (CR 567).

Lenticular truss bridge at Neshanic Station, New Jersey.

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