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Population: 54,405
Size: 9.092 miles
Distance from NYC: 49 min 17.7 miles

The Township of Union is located on the northern-central edge of Union County and is bordered by eight municipalities: Hillside to the east, Elizabeth to the southeast, Roselle Park and Kenilworth to the south and Springfield Township to the west. Northwest of the township lies Millburn, to the north lies Maplewood and to the northeast lies Irvington, all in Essex County. NJ Transit offers rail service at the Union train station providing service on the Raritan Valley Line(formerly the mainline of the Lehigh Valley Railroad) to Newark Penn Station. NJ Transit also provides bus service to New York City and New Jersey points on the 113, 114 and 117routes to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, on the 65, 66 70 and 94 routes to Newark and local service on the 26 and 52. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Union.



  • Battle Hill Elementary School
  • Hannah Caldwell Elementary School
  • Connecticut Farms Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Livingston Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School

Middle School

  • Burnet Middle School
  • Kawameeh Middle School

High School

  • Union High School


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