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Population: 4,347
Size: 425 acres
Distance from NYC: 46 min 22.6

Garwood was incorporated as a borough on March 19, 1903, from portions of Cranford Township and Westfield Town. The borough is roughly bisected by the tracks of NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Line, originally built as part of the Jersey Central railroad. On the north side of the railroad, most of the streets are numbered, while on the south side of Garwood most of the streets are named after trees.
Garwood borders the Union County municipalities of Cranford and Westfield. The Garwood station offers limited NJ Transit rail service on the Raritan Valley Line. The station has limited service, it does not have platforms and is not ADA compliant. NJ Transit also provides bus service along two different lines, the 113 route to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan and the 59 bus to Newark.
Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 15 minutes away. Linden Airport, a general aviation facility is in nearby Linden, New Jersey.


  • Lincoln School

High School

  • Arthur L. Johnson High School


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