Size: 1.323 miles
Distance from NYC: 20 miles 28 min
Roselle Park was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 22, 1901, from portions of Union Township Roselle Park’s name is derived from the Roselle Land Improvement Company, which was created in 1866 to lay out a community around the Mulford Station on the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The name “Roselle” is said to have been based on the company’s founder, John Conklin Rose or from John Pierre Roselle, a friend of the railroad’s. Roselle public transportation is NJ Transit which provides service on bus routes 58 route with service from Elizabeth to Kenilworth, 94 to Newark and 113 to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in City. Newark is approximately 10 minutes away. Linden Airport, a general aviation facility, is in nearby Linden.
“Exit 137 off the Garden State Parkway, Roselle Park is centrally located, with easy access to the Jersey Shore, great skiing to the north and everything in between”
- Community Preschool
- Ernest J. Finizio – Aldene Elementary School
- Sherman Elementary School
- Robert Gordon Elementary School
- Roselle Park Middle School
- Roselle Park High School
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