List of municipalities in New Jersey

New Jersey is a state located in the Northeastern United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, New Jersey is the 11th most populous state with 8,791,936 inhabitants but the 5th smallest by land area spanning 7,354.22 square miles (19,047.3 km2).[1] New Jersey is divided into 21 counties and contains 565[2] municipalities consisting of five types: 254 boroughs, 52 cities, 15 towns, 241 townships, and 3 villages. The largest municipality by population in New Jersey is Newark with 277,140 residents whereas the smallest is Tavistock with 5 residents.[1]

Like most Northeastern states, every square foot of New Jersey is incorporated; every resident lives within the borders of an incorporated municipality.

List of municipalities

2010 Rank Municipality County Population in 2010 Population
in 2017[3]
Municipal
type
Form of
government
Community
established
Incorporated[4]
1 NewarkEssex 277,140285,154CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16661693[note 1]
2 Jersey CityHudson 247,597270,753CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16301838
3 PatersonPassaic 146,199148,678CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17911831[note 2]
4 ElizabethUnion 124,969130,215CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16641855
5 EdisonMiddlesex 99,967102,450TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1666[5]1870[note 3]
6 Woodbridge TownshipMiddlesex 99,585101,965TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16641798
7 Lakewood TownshipOcean 92,843102,682TownshipTownship (New Jersey)17501892
8 Toms RiverOcean 91,23993,017TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17681798[note 4]
9 Hamilton TownshipMercer 88,46489,078TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16881842
10 TrentonMercer 84,91384,964CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17191792
11 CliftonPassaic 84,13686,607City1923 Municipal Manager Law16931917
12 CamdenCamden 77,34474,532CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16261828
13 Brick TownshipOcean 75,07275,516TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)18501850
14 Cherry HillCamden 71,04571,479TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16951844[note 5]
15 PassaicPassaic 69,78171,247CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16791873
16 Middletown TownshipMonmouth 66,52265,603TownshipSpecial charter (New Jersey)16641798
17 Union CityHudson 66,45570,387CityWalsh Act1925
18 Old Bridge TownshipMiddlesex 65,37567,032TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16831869[note 6]
19 Gloucester TownshipCamden 64,63464,159TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16951798
20 East OrangeEssex 64,27065,378CityCity (New Jersey)16661863
21 BayonneHudson 63,02467,186CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1861[note 7]
22 Franklin TownshipSomerset 62,30066,734TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17451798
23 North BergenHudson 60,77363,659TownshipWalsh Act1843
24 VinelandCumberland 60,72460,392CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)18621952
25 Union TownshipUnion 56,64259,327TownshipTownship (New Jersey)16671808
26 PiscatawayMiddlesex 56,04457,887TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16931798
27 New BrunswickMiddlesex 55,18157,073CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17301784
28 Jackson TownshipOcean 54,85657,073TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1844
29 WaynePassaic 54,71755,072TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1847
30 IrvingtonEssex 53,92654,865TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1874
31 Parsippany-Troy HillsMorris 53,23853,201TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17001928
32 Howell TownshipMonmouth 51,07552,476TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1801
33 Perth AmboyMiddlesex 50,81452,823CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16831718
34 HobokenHudson 50,00555,131CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)18201849
35 PlainfieldUnion 49,80851,327CitySpecial charter (New Jersey)16841869
36 West New YorkHudson 49,70854,227TownWalsh Act1898
37 Washington TownshipGloucester 48,55947,848TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1836
38 East BrunswickMiddlesex 47,51248,840TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16771860
39 BloomfieldEssex 47,31550,970TownshipSpecial charter (New Jersey)17631812
40 West OrangeEssex 46,20748,435TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)18061863
41 Evesham TownshipBurlington 45,53845,381TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16721798
42 Bridgewater TownshipSomerset 44,46445,414TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17491798
43 South BrunswickMiddlesex 43,41746,561TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17781798
44 Egg Harbor TownshipAtlantic 43,32343,296TownshipTownship (New Jersey)16941798
45 Manchester TownshipOcean 43,07043,395TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1865
46 HackensackBergen 43,01045,248City1923 Municipal Manager Law16651693[note 8]
47 SayrevilleMiddlesex 42,70445,325BoroughBorough (New Jersey)17031876[note 9]
48 Mount LaurelBurlington 41,86441,662TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1872
49 Berkeley TownshipOcean 41,25541,747TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1875
50 North BrunswickMiddlesex 40,74242,641TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council–administrator)17791798
51 KearnyHudson 40,68442,670TownTown (New Jersey)1867
52 LindenUnion 40,49943,056CityCity (New Jersey)18611925
53 Marlboro TownshipMonmouth 40,19140,306TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16851848
54 TeaneckBergen 39,77641,311TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17041895
55 Atlantic CityAtlantic 39,55838,429CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1854
56 Winslow TownshipCamden 39,49939,041TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1867
57 Monroe TownshipMiddlesex 39,13245,332TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)18381838
58 Manalapan TownshipMonmouth 38,87240,013TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1848
59 Hillsborough TownshipSomerset 38,30340,003TownshipTownship (New Jersey)17461771
60 MontclairEssex 37,66939,227TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1868
61 Galloway TownshipAtlantic 37,34936,563TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17741798
62 Freehold TownshipMonmouth 36,18435,053TownshipTownship (New Jersey)16931798
63 Monroe TownshipGloucester 36,12936,920TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1859
64 BellevilleEssex 35,92636,498TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1839
65 Pennsauken TownshipCamden 35,88535,934TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1892
66 Ewing TownshipMercer 35,79036,549TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17171834
67 Fort LeeBergen 35,34537,907BoroughBorough (New Jersey)1904
68 Lawrence TownshipMercer 33,47233,161TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16971798[note 10]
69 Fair LawnBergen 32,45733,710BoroughFaulkner Act (council–manager)1924
70 Willingboro TownshipBurlington 31,62932,062TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16881798
71 Long BranchMonmouth 30,71930,762CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1867[note 11]
72 Deptford TownshipGloucester 30,56130,582TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16951798
73 GarfieldBergen 30,48732,393City1923 Municipal Manager Law18731898[note 12]
74 WestfieldUnion 30,31630,433TownSpecial charter (New Jersey)17201798[note 13]
75 City of OrangeEssex 30,13430,813TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16661806
76 LivingstonEssex 29,36630,142TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16991813
77 Voorhees TownshipCamden 29,13129,462TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1899
78 PrincetonMercer 28,40027,918BoroughBorough (New Jersey)16831813/2013[note 14]
79 MillvilleCumberland 28,37028,928CityWalsh Act17201801[note 15]
80 NutleyEssex 28,11729,253TownshipWalsh Act16931874[note 16]
81 Mount Olive TownshipMorris 27,93527,844TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1871
82 Neptune TownshipMonmouth 27,91227,301TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1879
83 Pemberton TownshipBurlington 27,64428,819TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1846
84 Lacey TownshipOcean 27,34630,131TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1871
85 RahwayUnion 27,29126,988CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)16641858
86 Ocean TownshipMonmouth 27,19027,725TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1849
87 East Windsor TownshipMercer 27,16528,491TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17971798
88 West Windsor TownshipMercer 27,14729,112TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1798
89 EnglewoodBergen 26,76427,927CitySpecial charter (New Jersey)1899
90 BergenfieldBergen 26,65227,061BoroughBorough (New Jersey)1894
91 Bernards TownshipSomerset 26,53527,346TownshipTownship (New Jersey)17601798
92 Stafford TownshipOcean 26,50326,408TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)17501798
93 Hamilton TownshipAtlantic 26,34227,032TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1813
94 ParamusBergen 26,16425,981BoroughBorough (New Jersey)1922
95 Wall TownshipMonmouth 25,89026,759TownshipTownship (New Jersey)1851
96 MahwahBergen 25,85026,856TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1849[note 17]
97 West MilfordPassaic 25,73425,893TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council–administrator)1834
98 RandolphMorris 25,34924,505TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1806
99 BridgetonCumberland 24,95825,692CityFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1865
100 RidgewoodBergen 24,15625,494VillageFaulkner Act (council–manager)1894
101 Rockaway TownshipMorris 24,13624,961TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1844
102 LodiBergen 23,94322,239Borough1923 Municipal Manager Law1894
103 Vernon TownshipSussex 23,86724,847TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)[7]17931798
104 MaplewoodEssex 23,59425,142Township1861[note 18]
105 Cliffside ParkBergen 23,51024,630Borough1895
106 Scotch PlainsUnion 23,38524,435TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1878[note 19]
107 South PlainfieldMiddlesex 23,32423,342Borough1926
108 Roxbury TownshipMorris 23,03323,496TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17401798
109 MedfordBurlington 22,99923,504TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1847
110 Plainsboro TownshipMiddlesex 22,86621,766Township1919
111 Lower TownshipCape May 22,84424,084TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17231798
112 CarteretMiddlesex 22,62524,439Borough1906[note 20]
113 CranfordUnion 22,59422,824Township1871
114 Burlington TownshipBurlington 22,30622,489Township1798
115 Morris TownshipMorris 22,25423,584Township17401798
116 MontgomerySomerset 22,18522,106Township1798
117 Raritan TownshipHunterdon 21,93622,060Township1838
118 North PlainfieldSomerset 21,67721,248Borough1885
119 West Deptford TownshipGloucester 21,52821,681Township1871
120 MontvilleMorris 21,45722,323TownshipSpecial charter (New Jersey)1867
121 SummitUnion 21,40422,274CityCity (New Jersey)17101899
122 HillsideUnion 21,31421,368Township1913
123 Jefferson TownshipMorris 21,08521,976Township1804
124 RoselleUnion 20,93622,783Borough1894
125 Barnegat TownshipOcean 20,72620,540Township1846[note 21]
126 MoorestownBurlington 20,55422,426TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1922
127 LyndhurstBergen 20,33420,015TownshipWalsh Act1852[note 22]
128 HazletMonmouth 20,24920,732Township1848[note 23]
129 PleasantvilleAtlantic 20,14920,488CityCity (New Jersey)1889
130 MillburnEssex 20,06521,177Township1857
131 Little Egg Harbor TownshipOcean 19,72218,807Township17401798
132 Sparta TownshipSussex 19,62220,988TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1845
133 Palisades ParkBergen 19,40320,429Borough1899
134 Elmwood ParkBergen 19,13118,821Borough1916[note 24]
135 Maple Shade TownshipBurlington 18,91118,427TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16881798[note 25]
136 Middle TownshipCape May 18,79119,101Township17231798
137 HawthornePassaic 18,57920,011Borough1898
138 GlassboroGloucester 18,53318,726Borough1878
139 Washington TownshipMorris 18,41119,037Township1798
140 MorristownMorris 18,39218,651TownFaulkner Act (mayor–council)17151865
141 Point PleasantOcean 18,21018,355Borough1920
142 Aberdeen TownshipMonmouth 18,15718,232TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1857[note 26]
143 DoverMorris 18,06118,782TownTown (New Jersey)18691896
144 RutherfordBergen 17,89217,789Borough1881
145 Tinton FallsMonmouth 17,61317,471Borough1950[note 27]
146 LindenwoldCamden 17,47917,998Borough1929
147 DumontBergen 17,30418,265Borough1894
148 Hopewell TownshipMercer 16,89616,623Township17001798
149 Delran TownshipBurlington 16,82016,499Township1880
150 Franklin TownshipGloucester 16,77316,640Township1820
151 Holmdel TownshipMonmouth 16,69617,322Township1857
152 WyckoffBergen 16,63516,941Township1926
153 Denville TownshipMorris 16,34116,868Township1913
154 New MilfordBergen 16,26420,215Borough1922
155 SecaucusHudson 16,19817,001TownTown (New Jersey)1900
156 South Orange VillageEssex 16,12615,963Township[8]Special charter (New Jersey)16861869
157 Readington TownshipHunterdon 16,11615,767Township17301798
158 Asbury ParkMonmouth 16,00816,349CityFaulkner Act (council–manager)1874
159 South RiverMiddlesex 15,84516,033Borough1898
160 MadisonMorris 15,81717,726Borough17151889
161 Springfield TownshipUnion 15,56916,495Township17941798
162 Cinnaminson TownshipBurlington 15,54015,410Township1860
163 Pequannock TownshipMorris 15,39216,009TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17401798
164 North ArlingtonBergen 15,31116,029Borough1896
165 Warren TownshipSomerset 15,21715,026Township1806
166 Mantua TownshipGloucester 15,14714,298Township1853
167 HopatcongSussex 14,95014,459Borough1898[note 28]
168 PhillipsburgWarren 14,79114,369Town1861
169 HammontonAtlantic 14,75616,109TownTown (New Jersey)1866
170 ClarkUnion 14,70714,706Township1864
171 Haddon TownshipCamden 14,48814,900TownshipWalsh Act1865
172 TenaflyBergen 14,47315,242BoroughSpecial charter (New Jersey)1894
173 RamseyBergen 14,45914,712Borough1908
174 BranchburgSomerset 14,43214,502Township1845
175 Little FallsPassaic 13,98214,164Township1868
176 Highland ParkMiddlesex 13,92614,027Borough1905
177 CollingswoodCamden 13,83514,537BoroughWalsh Act16821888
178 FairviewBergen 13,71214,661Borough1894
179 Hanover TownshipMorris 13,65914,169Township17201740
180 Saddle BrookBergen 13,64214,757Township1716[note 29]
181 Robbinsville TownshipMercer 13,63513,867TownshipFaulkner Act (mayor–council)1859[note 30]
182 MiddlesexMiddlesex 13,62017,643Borough1913
183 HarrisonHudson 13,57414,349TownTown (New Jersey)1840
184 MetuchenMiddlesex 13,47812,907Borough1900
185 Clinton TownshipHunterdon 13,40912,499TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1841
186 Pennsville TownshipSalem 13,33213,608Township17211798[note 31]
187 VeronaEssex 13,29713,821TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17021907
188 Roselle ParkUnion 13,18313,759Borough1901
189 Berkeley HeightsUnion 12,75413,224Township1809[note 32]
190 OaklandBergen 12,72913,154Borough1902
191 Ridgefield ParkBergen 12,70912,376VillageWalsh Act16851892
192 EatontownMonmouth 12,55912,290Borough1873
193 Lumberton TownshipBurlington 12,55415,342Township1860
194 WeehawkenHudson 12,41713,015TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1859
195 Harrison TownshipGloucester 12,41112,703Township1844[note 33]
196 Cedar GroveEssex 12,37311,893TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1892[note 34]
197 Upper TownshipCape May 12,30731,822Township17231798
198 RingwoodPassaic 12,22812,454BoroughFaulkner Act (council–manager)1918
199 Red BankMonmouth 12,20612,150Borough1870
200 New ProvidenceUnion 12,17113,308Borough1899
201 Florence TownshipBurlington 12,10912,669Township1872
202 SomervilleSomerset 12,09812,418Borough1863
203 Freehold BoroughMonmouth 12,05211,894Borough1869
204 Hasbrouck HeightsBergen 11,84212,277Borough1894
205 Woodland ParkPassaic 11,81912,834BoroughFaulkner Act (small municipality)1914[note 35]
206 Ocean CityCape May 11,70111,206City1884
207 Florham ParkMorris 11,69611,765BoroughBorough (New Jersey)17001899
208 Glen RockBergen 11,60112,045Borough1894
209 HaddonfieldCamden 11,59311,435BoroughWalsh Act1875
210 BellmawrCamden 11,58311,489Borough1926
211 EdgewaterBergen 11,51312,368Borough1894[note 36]
212 Gloucester CityCamden 11,45611,342CitySpecial charter (New Jersey)18311868
213 Bordentown TownshipBurlington 11,36712,202Township1852
214 Wantage TownshipSussex 11,35810,934Township17541798
215 River EdgeBergen 11,34011,724Borough1894
216 WallingtonBergen 11,33511,781Borough1894
217 GuttenbergHudson 11,17611,695TownTown (New Jersey)18531859
218 East Hanover TownshipMorris 11,15711,234TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)17201928
219 WanaquePassaic 11,11611,994Borough1918
220 Pompton LakesPassaic 11,09711,206Borough16821895
221 BeachwoodOcean 11,04511,248Borough1917
222 RidgefieldBergen 11,03211,435Borough1892
223 WestwoodBergen 10,90811,326Borough1894
224 TotowaPassaic 10,80410,817Borough1898
225 Somers PointAtlantic 10,79510,480CityCity (New Jersey)1886
226 West CaldwellEssex 10,75911,021Township1904
227 Ventnor CityAtlantic 10,65010,239CityWalsh Act1903
228 Waterford TownshipCamden 10,64910,774Township16951798
229 Little FerryBergen 10,62611,000Borough1894
230 Franklin LakesBergen 10,59011,255Borough1922
231 Millstone TownshipMonmouth 10,56610,517Township1844
232 Lincoln ParkMorris 10,52110,468Borough1922
233 Southampton TownshipBurlington 10,46410,205Township1845
234 Chatham TownshipMorris 10,45210,435Township1806
235 Bound BrookSomerset 10,40210,468Borough1891
236 ManvilleSomerset 10,34410,414Borough1929
237 KinnelonMorris 10,24810,213Borough1922
238 Pine HillCamden 10,23310,536Borough1929
239 HillsdaleBergen 10,21910,581Borough1898
240 Woolwich TownshipGloucester 10,20012,472Township17671798
241 WoodburyGloucester 10,1749,919CityCity (New Jersey)1854
242 Colts Neck TownshipMonmouth 10,1429,968Township1847[note 37]
243 KeansburgMonmouth 10,1059,806BoroughFaulkner Act (council–manager)1917
244 BurlingtonBurlington 9,9209,832City16931784
245 HackettstownWarren 9,7249,554TownSpecial charter (New Jersey)1853
246 River ValeBergen 9,65910,223Township1906
247 WaldwickBergen 9,62510,092Borough1919
248 East Greenwich TownshipGloucester 9,5559,860Township1881
249 MaywoodBergen 9,55510,520Borough1894
250 Mount HollyBurlington 9,5369,645TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16881798[note 38]
251 BrigantineAtlantic 9,4508,963CityFaulkner Act (council–manager)1890
252 Pittsgrove TownshipSalem 9,3938,864Township17691798
253 Washington TownshipBergen 9,1029,393Township1840
254 PitmanGloucester 9,0118,846Borough1905
255 Chatham BoroughMorris 8,9628,928Borough17101892
256 LeoniaBergen 8,9379,262Borough1894
257 East RutherfordBergen 8,9139,928Borough1889
258 Edgewater ParkBurlington 8,8818,738Township1924
259 AudubonCamden 8,8198,733BoroughWalsh Act1905
260 Westampton TownshipBurlington 8,8138,760Township1850
261 MatawanMonmouth 8,8108,869Borough1895
262 Long Hill TownshipMorris 8,7028,711Township1866[note 39]
263 Park RidgeBergen 8,6458,944Borough1894
264 South AmboyMiddlesex 8,6318,857City1798
265 NorthfieldAtlantic 8,6248,360CityCity (New Jersey)1905
266 CresskillBergen 8,5738,935Borough1894
267 Mansfield TownshipBurlington 8,5448,577Township16881798
268 RunnemedeCamden 8,4688,390Borough1926
269 Plumsted TownshipOcean 8,4218,543Township1845
270 North HaledonPassaic 8,4178,570Borough1901
271 AbseconAtlantic 8,4118,283CityCity (New Jersey)1872
272 ClosterBergen 8,3738,766Borough1904
273 Byram TownshipSussex 8,3507,983TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)17981798
274 BoontonMorris 8,3478,354TownTown (New Jersey)17611866
275 Ocean TownshipOcean 8,3329,049Township1876
276 HaledonPassaic 8,3188,463Borough1908
277 SpotswoodMiddlesex 8,2578,456Borough1908
278 Hardyston TownshipSussex 8,2137,867TownshipSpecial charter (New Jersey)17621798
279 Upper Saddle RiverBergen 8,2088,415Borough1894
280 BogotaBergen 8,1878,567Borough1894
281 ClaytonGloucester 8,1798,676Borough1858
282 BedminsterSomerset 8,1658,210Township17491798
283 West Long BranchMonmouth 8,0977,972Borough1908
284 Riverside TownshipBurlington 8,0797,899Township1895
285 Carneys Point TownshipSalem 8,0497,702Township17211798[note 40]
286 Lopatcong TownshipWarren 8,0148,348TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1851
287 NewtonSussex 7,9977,860TownFaulkner Act (council–manager)1864
288 OradellBergen 7,9788,314Borough1894[note 41]
289 Maurice River TownshipCumberland 7,9766,325Township17481798
290 KenilworthUnion 7,9148,312Borough1907
291 MontvaleBergen 7,8448,724Borough1894
292 Chester TownshipMorris 7,8387,915TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1799
293 CaldwellEssex 7,8228,085Borough1892
294 Mansfield TownshipWarren 7,7257,464Township17541798
295 BernardsvilleSomerset 7,7077,815Borough1924
296 Chesterfield TownshipBurlington 7,6997,587Township16881798
297 North Hanover TownshipBurlington 7,6787,540Township1905
298 Upper Deerfield TownshipCumberland 7,6607,431Township1922
299 BloomingdalePassaic 7,6568,242Borough1918
300 Wood-RidgeBergen 76269018Borough1894
301 BerlinCamden 75887606Borough1927
302 Buena Vista TownshipAtlantic 75707422Township1867
303 ButlerMorris 75397774Borough1901
304 Glen RidgeEssex 75277704Borough1895
305 Haddon HeightsCamden 74737588Borough1904
306 Fairfield TownshipEssex 74667614TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1798[note 42]
307 EmersonBergen 74017739Borough1903[note 43]
308 PalmyraBurlington 73987221Borough1894
309 New Hanover TownshipBurlington 73857491Township17231798
310 FanwoodUnion 73187808Borough1895
311 KeyportMonmouth 72407085Borough1908
312 DunellenMiddlesex 72277407Borough1887
313 Green Brook TownshipSomerset 72037212Township1872[note 44]
314 Midland ParkBergen 71287384Borough1894
315 RumsonMonmouth 71226864Borough1907
316 LinwoodAtlantic 70926855CityCity (New Jersey)1889[note 45]
317 StratfordCamden 70407015Borough1925
318 BarringtonCamden 69836781Borough1917
319 Tabernacle TownshipBurlington 69496882Township1901
320 Upper Freehold TownshipMonmouth 69026975Township17311798
321 MilltownMiddlesex 68937162Borough1889
322 RaritanSomerset 68818011Borough1868[note 46]
323 MountainsideUnion 66856982Borough1895
324 Washington TownshipWarren 66516461Township1849
325 Lebanon TownshipHunterdon 65886101Township17311798
326 WhartonMorris 65226571Borough1895[note 47]
327 AllendaleBergen 65056906Borough1894
328 Shamong TownshipBurlington 64906433Township1852
329 Dennis TownshipCape May 64676253Township1827
330 WashingtonWarren 64616524BoroughFaulkner Act (council–manager)1868
331 RockawayMorris 64386474Borough1894
332 Margate CityAtlantic 63546083CityWalsh Act1885[note 48]
333 Andover TownshipSussex 63195978Township1864
334 Fairfield TownshipCumberland 62956087Township16971798
335 Union BeachMonmouth 62455562Borough1925
336 North CaldwellEssex 61836730Borough1898
337 Mullica TownshipAtlantic 61476022Township1838
338 CarlstadtBergen 61276314Borough1894
339 Fair HavenMonmouth 61215950Borough1912
340 Hainesport TownshipBurlington 61106058Township1924
341 PaulsboroGloucester 60975920Borough1904
342 Eastampton TownshipBurlington 60695953TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)1880
343 Logan TownshipGloucester 60425944TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1877[note 49]
344 Tewksbury TownshipHunterdon 59935844Township1798
345 BlairstownWarren 59675808Township1845
346 Little SilverMonmouth 59505908Borough1923
347 JamesburgMiddlesex 59156068Borough1887
348 Union TownshipHunterdon 59085543Township1853
349 ManasquanMonmouth 58975903Borough1887
350 Mendham TownshipMorris 58695845Township17491798
351 Prospect ParkPassaic 58655964Borough1901
352 OceanportMonmouth 58325755Borough1920
353 RoselandEssex 58195937Borough1908
354 WatchungSomerset 58015985Borough1926
355 BelmarMonmouth 57945682BoroughFaulkner Act (small municipality)1885[note 50]
356 Old TappanBergen 57506042Borough1894
357 Woodcliff LakeBergen 57305903Borough1894[note 51]
358 Greenwich TownshipWarren 57125532Township17381798
359 NorwoodBergen 57115895Borough1905
360 Independence TownshipWarren 56625514Township17821798
361 Frankford TownshipSussex 55655348Township17971798
362 Morris PlainsMorris 55325581Borough1926
363 Rochelle ParkBergen 55305705Township1871[note 52]
364 HightstownMercer 54945384Borough1853
365 Berlin TownshipCamden 53575580TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1910
366 WildwoodCape May 53255070CityWalsh Act1895[note 53]
367 Holland TownshipHunterdon 52915151Township1874
368 Englewood CliffsBergen 52815453Borough1895
369 Hampton TownshipSussex 51964896Township1864
370 Commercial TownshipCumberland 51785018Township1874
371 SomerdaleCamden 51515508Borough1929
372 Penns GroveSalem 51474831Borough1894
373 SalemSalem 51464774CityCity (New Jersey)16751798[note 54]
374 Mount ArlingtonMorris 50505868Borough1890
375 FranklinSussex 50454775Borough1913
376 HighlandsMonmouth 50054821BoroughFaulkner Act (small municipality)1900
377 ClementonCamden 50004959Borough1925
378 Mendham BoroughMorris 49814978Borough1906
379 Alexandria TownshipHunterdon 49384805Township17651798
380 Greenwich TownshipGloucester 48994846TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)16951798
381 White TownshipWarren 48824747Township1913
382 DemarestBergen 48815032Borough1903
383 Neptune CityMonmouth 48694708Borough1881
384 BrielleMonmouth 47744724Borough1919
385 Spring Lake HeightsMonmouth 47134618Borough1927
386 Mount EphraimCamden 46764635BoroughWalsh Act1926
387 Point Pleasant BeachOcean 46654544Borough1886
388 Harrington ParkBergen 46644846Borough1904
389 NorthvaleBergen 46404985Borough1916
390 BuenaAtlantic 46034429Borough1948
391 FlemingtonHunterdon 45814621Borough1910
392 Hopewell TownshipCumberland 45714422Township17481798
393 Delaware TownshipHunterdon 45634474Township1838
394 South Bound BrookSomerset 45634657Borough16811907
395 Atlantic HighlandsMonmouth 43854311Borough1887
396 MagnoliaCamden 43414303Borough1915
397 Allamuchy TownshipWarren 43234644TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1873
398 Bradley BeachMonmouth 42984225BoroughFaulkner Act (small municipality)1893
399 WestvilleGloucester 42884194Borough1914
400 Delanco TownshipBurlington 42834479Township1859[note 55]
401 Boonton TownshipMorris 42634350Township1867
402 Egg Harbor CityAtlantic 42434174CityCity (New Jersey)18541858
403 GarwoodUnion 42264408Borough1903
404 Elk TownshipGloucester 42164175Township1891
405 Mountain LakesMorris 41604345BoroughFaulkner Act (council–manager)1924
406 Medford LakesBurlington 41464013Borough1923 Municipal Manager Law1939
407 Stillwater TownshipSussex 40993920Township1824
408 Ho-Ho-KusBergen 40784183Borough1908
409 North WildwoodCape May 40413843CityCity (New Jersey)1885[note 56]
410 OaklynCamden 40383996Borough1905
411 Pilesgrove TownshipSalem 40163993Township17011798
412 East Amwell TownshipHunterdon 40133925Township1846
413 Bethlehem TownshipHunterdon 39793888Township17301798
414 BordentownBurlington 39243835CityWalsh Act16821825[note 57]
415 LambertvilleHunterdon 39063824CityFaulkner Act (small municipality)18341849
416 CranburyMiddlesex 38573944Township1872
417 Montague TownshipSussex 38473695Township17591798
418 Kingwood TownshipHunterdon 38453752Township17461798
419 West Amwell TownshipHunterdon 38402767Township1846
420 Harding TownshipMorris 38383873Township1922
421 MerchantvilleCamden 38213770Borough1874
422 ShrewsburyMonmouth 38094122Borough1926
423 South Toms RiverOcean 36843772Borough1927
424 Mine Hill TownshipMorris 36513593Township1923
425 High BridgeHunterdon 36483542Borough1871[note 58]
426 StanhopeSussex 36103341Borough1904
427 Cape MayCape May 36073480CityFaulkner Act (council–manager)1848[note 59]
428 Green TownshipSussex 36013486Township1824
429 RiverdaleMorris 35594247Borough1923
430 Upper Pittsgrove TownshipSalem 35053360Township1846
431 WoodstownSalem 35053454Borough1882
432 Alloway TownshipSalem 34673327Township17011767[note 60]
433 Fredon TownshipSussex 34373196Township1904
434 Springfield TownshipBurlington 34143295TownshipFaulkner Act (council–manager)16881798
435 HaworthBergen 33823497Borough1904
436 TuckertonOcean 33473372Borough1901
437 Pohatcong TownshipWarren 33393231TownshipFaulkner Act (small municipality)1882
438 Lawrence TownshipCumberland 32903186Township1885
439 Monmouth BeachMonmouth 32793236BoroughWalsh Act1906
440 HamburgSussex 32773132Borough1920
441 Wildwood CrestCape May 32703137BoroughWalsh Act1910
442 NetcongMorris 32323229Borough1894
443 Franklin TownshipHunterdon 31953232Township1845
444 Franklin TownshipWarren 31763090Township1839
445 South Harrison TownshipGloucester 31623170Township1883
446 Saddle RiverBergen 31523262Borough1894
447 Deerfield TownshipCumberland 31193057Township17481798
448 Knowlton TownshipWarren 30552996Township17631798
449 Woodbury HeightsGloucester 30552972Borough1915
450 Long Beach TownshipOcean 30513065TownshipWalsh Act1899
451 National ParkGloucester 30362985Borough1902
452 Spring LakeMonmouth 29932962Borough1892
453 WoodlynneCamden 29782947Borough1901
454 LawnsideCamden 29452920Borough1926
455 Liberty TownshipWarren 29422843Township1926
456 Seaside HeightsOcean 28872903Borough1913
457 RivertonBurlington 27792706Borough1893
458 ClintonHunterdon 27192701TownTown (New Jersey)1865
459 Weymouth TownshipAtlantic 27152820Township1798
460 MoonachieBergen 27082800Borough1910
461 BelvidereWarren 26812603TownTown (New Jersey)1845
462 Harmony TownshipWarren 26672520Township1839
463 Quinton TownshipSalem 26662489Township1873
464 LakehurstOcean 26542697Borough1921
465 PenningtonMercer 25852589Borough1890
466 SwedesboroGloucester 25842594Borough1902
467 Peapack and GladstoneSomerset 25822610BoroughBorough (New Jersey)1912
468 BeverlyBurlington 25772504CityCity (New Jersey)1850
469 Lafayette TownshipSussex 25382404Township1845
470 Oxford TownshipWarren 25142454Township17541798
471 WoodbineCape May 24722461Borough1903
472 OgdensburgSussex 24102282Borough1914
473 East NewarkHudson 24062735Borough1895
474 South HackensackBergen 23782492Township1935
475 AlphaWarren 23692297Borough1911
476 WenonahGloucester 22782239Borough1883
477 GibbsboroCamden 22742247Borough1924
478 Frelinghuysen TownshipWarren 22302200Township1848
479 HelmettaMiddlesex 21782223Borough1888
480 SussexSussex 21302024Borough1891[note 61]
481 Pine BeachOcean 21272168Borough1925
482 Sea Isle CityCape May 21142068CityWalsh Act1882
483 Essex FellsEssex 21132137Borough1902
484 Ocean GateOcean 20112021Borough1918
485 Sandyston TownshipSussex 19981856Township17621798
486 BrooklawnCamden 19551934Borough1924
487 Hope TownshipWarren 19521890Township1839
488 HopewellMercer 19221948Borough1891
489 Laurel SpringsCamden 19081886Borough1913
490 Avon-by-the-SeaMonmouth 19011794BoroughWalsh Act1900
491 FolsomAtlantic 18851815Borough1906
492 LavalletteOcean 18751849Borough1887
493 AlpineBergen 18491890Borough1903
494 EnglishtownMonmouth 18471943Borough1888
495 AllentownMonmouth 18281811Borough1889
496 Sea GirtMonmouth 18281774Borough1917
497 Mannington TownshipSalem 18061731Township17011798
498 Woodland TownshipBurlington 17881775Township1866
499 Oldmans TownshipSalem 17731792Township1881
500 Lower Alloways Creek TownshipSalem 17701688Township17011767
501 Lake ComoMonmouth 17591717Borough1924[note 62]
502 Estell ManorAtlantic 17351720CityFaulkner Act (small municipality)1925
503 Glen GardnerHunterdon 17041924Borough1919
504 Hardwick TownshipWarren 16961643Township17501798
505 Island HeightsOcean 16731667BoroughFaulkner Act (small municipality)1887
506 Chester BoroughMorris 16491665Borough1930
507 ChesilhurstCamden 16341639Borough1887
508 Eagleswood TownshipOcean 16031611Township1874
509 Downe TownshipCumberland 15851524Township17481798
510 Seaside ParkOcean 15791549Borough1898
511 NewfieldGloucester 15531561Borough1924
512 Victory GardensMorris 15201516Borough19411951
513 Winfield TownshipUnion 14711528Township1941
514 Bass River TownshipBurlington 14431436TownshipWalsh Act1864
515 Stow Creek TownshipCumberland 14311405Township17481798
516 Sea BrightMonmouth 14121389Borough1889
517 PembertonBurlington 14091340Borough1826
518 HamptonHunterdon 14011331Borough1895[note 63]
519 ElmerSalem 13951312Borough1893
520 FrenchtownHunterdon 13731366Borough1867
521 LebanonHunterdon 13581669Borough1926
522 AvalonCape May 13341267Borough1892
523 FarmingdaleMonmouth 13291298Borough1903
524 MilfordHunterdon 12331189Borough1911
525 Surf CityOcean 12051187Borough1894[note 64]
526 Beach HavenOcean 11701182BoroughWalsh Act1890
527 Ship BottomOcean 11561143Borough1925[note 65]
528 Shrewsbury TownshipMonmouth 11411010Township16931798
529 Port RepublicAtlantic 11151080CityCity (New Jersey)1905
530 CalifonHunterdon 10761068Borough1918
531 Elsinboro TownshipSalem 1036976Township17011798
532 West Cape MayCape May 10241015BoroughWalsh Act1884
533 Audubon ParkCamden 10231012Borough1947
534 Bay HeadOcean 968981Borough1886
535 Far HillsSomerset 919927Borough1921
536 LongportAtlantic 895876BoroughWalsh Act1898
537 RooseveltMonmouth 882854Borough1937[note 66]
538 BloomsburyHunterdon 870867Borough1905
539 Hi-NellaCamden 870846Borough1929
540 Stone HarborCape May 866822Borough1914
541 BranchvilleSussex 841783Borough1898
542 InterlakenMonmouth 820801Borough1922
543 Greenwich TownshipCumberland 804771Township17481798
544 WrightstownBurlington 802785Borough1918
545 DealMonmouth 750733BoroughWalsh Act1898
546 Washington TownshipBurlington 687710Township1802
547 Rocky HillSomerset 682688Borough1889
548 AndoverSussex 606567Borough1904
549 West WildwoodCape May 603566BoroughWalsh Act1920
550 Barnegat LightOcean 574587Borough1904[note 67]
551 FieldsboroBurlington 540531Borough1850
552 StocktonHunterdon 538520Borough1898
553 RockleighBergen 531534Borough1923
554 ShilohCumberland 516497Borough1929
555 AllenhurstMonmouth 496489BoroughWalsh Act1897
556 Corbin CityAtlantic 492500CityCity (New Jersey)1922
557 MillstoneSomerset 418420Borough17381894
558 Harvey CedarsOcean 337342BoroughWalsh Act17511894
559 MantolokingOcean 296257Borough19111911
560 Cape May PointCape May 291279BoroughWalsh Act18761908
561 Loch ArbourMonmouth 194183VillageWalsh Act19571957
562 TeterboroBergen 6769Borough1923 Municipal Manager Law19171917
563 Walpack TownshipSussex 1611Township17311798
564 Pine ValleyCamden 1211BoroughWalsh Act1929
565 TavistockCamden 55BoroughWalsh Act19211921

See also

Notes

  1. As a Township. Reincorporated as a City in 1836.
  2. As a Township. Reincorporated as a City in 1851.
  3. As Raritan Township. Renamed Edison in 1954.
  4. As Dover Township. Renamed Toms River in 2006.
  5. As Delaware Township. Renamed Cherry Hill in 1961.
  6. As Madison Township. Renamed Old Bridge in 1975.
  7. As a Township. Reincorporated as a City in 1869.
  8. As New Barbadoes Township. Renamed and reincorporated as Hackensack City in 1921.
  9. As a Township. Reincorporated as a Borough in 1919.
  10. As Maidenhead Township. Renamed Lawrence in 1816.
  11. As Long Branch Commission. Renamed and reincorporated as Long Branch City in 1903.
  12. As a Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1917.
  13. As a Township. Reincorporated as a Town in 1903.
  14. 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."[6]
  15. As a Township. Reincorporated as a City in 1866.
  16. As Franklin Township. Renamed Nutley in 1902.
  17. As Hohokus Township. Renamed Mahwah in 1944.
  18. As South Orange Township. Renamed Maplewood in 1922.
  19. As Fanwood Township. Renamed Scotch Plains in 1917.
  20. As Roosevelt Borough. Renamed Carteret in 1922.
  21. As Union Township. Renamed Barnegat in 1977.
  22. As Union Township. Renamed Lyndhurst in 1917.
  23. As Raritan Township. Renamed Hazlet in 1967.
  24. As East Paterson Borough. Renamed Elmwood Park in 1973.
  25. As Chester Township. Renamed Maple Shade in 1945.
  26. As Matavan Township. Renamed Aberdeen in 1977.
  27. As New Shrewsbury Borough. Renamed Tinton Falls in 1975.
  28. As Town of Brooklyn. Renamed Hopatcong in 1901.
  29. As Saddle River Township. Renamed Saddle Brook in 1955.
  30. As Washington Township. Renamed Robbinsville in 2008.
  31. As Lower Penns Neck Township. Renamed Pennsville in 1965.
  32. As New Providence Township. Renamed Berkeley Heights in 1951.
  33. As Spicer Township. Renamed Harrison in 1845.
  34. As Verona Township. Renamed Cedar Grove in 1908.
  35. As West Paterson Borough. Renamed Woodland Park in 2009.
  36. As Undercliff Borough. Renamed Edgewater in 1899.
  37. As Atlantic Township. Renamed Colts Neck in 1962.
  38. As Northampton Township. Renamed Mount Holly in 1931.
  39. As Passaic Township. Renamed Long Hill in 1992.
  40. As Upper Penns Neck Township. Renamed Carneys Point in 1976.
  41. As Delford Borough. Renamed Oradell in 1920.
  42. As Caldwell Township. Renamed Fairfield in 1963.
  43. As Etna Borough. Renamed Emerson in 1909.
  44. As North Plainfield Township. Renamed Green Brook in 1932.
  45. As a Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1931.
  46. As a Town. Reincorporated as a Borough in 1948.
  47. As Port Oram Borough. Renamed Wharton in 1902.
  48. As South Atlantic City. Renamed Margate City in 1909.
  49. As West Woolwich Township. Renamed Logan in 1878.
  50. As Ocean Beach Borough. Renamed Belmar in 1890.
  51. As Woodcliff Borough. Renamed Woodcliff Lake in 1910.
  52. As Midland Township. Renamed Rochelle Park in 1929.
  53. As a Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1912.
  54. As a Township. Reincorporated as a City in 1858.
  55. As Beverly Township. Renamed Delanco in 1926.
  56. As Anglesea Borough. Renamed North Wildwood in 1906. Reincorporated as a City in 1917.
  57. As a Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1867.
  58. As a Township. Reincorporated as a Borough in 1898.
  59. As Cape Island Borough. Reincorporated as a City in 1851. Renamed Cape May in 1869.
  60. As Upper Alloways Creek Township. Renamed Alloway in 1884.
  61. As Deckertown Borough. Renamed Sussex in 1902.
  62. As South Belmar Borough. Renamed Lake Como in 2005.
  63. As Junction Borough. Renamed Hampton in 1909.
  64. As Long Beach City Borough. Renamed Surf City in 1899.
  65. As Ship Bottom-Beach Arlington Borough. Renamed Ship Bottom in 1947.
  66. As Jersey Homesteads Borough. Renamed Roosevelt in 1945.
  67. As Barnegat City Borough. Renamed Barnegat Light in 1948.

References

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  2. "New Jersey Municipalities". The Official Web Site for The State of New Jersey. Archived from the original on 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. Bureau, U. S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov.
  4. Snyder, John P. "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968" (PDF). Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  5. Staff. "Artifacts found during search of Edison's Piscatawaytown" Archived 2012-07-29 at Archive.today, Edison Sentinel, October 12, 2011. Accessed March 22, 2012. "Three artifacts discovered in the township's oldest neighborhood are believed to date back to the Colonial era.... Piscatawatown and the Commons were founded in 1666 as the original settlement of Piscataway. The Commons is still public land and is one of the few remaining commons areas in the state. The location was part of Piscataway Township until 1870, when it became part of Raritan Township. In 1954, the area became part of Edison."
  6. Knapp, Krystal (October 1, 2012). "Merged Municipality Will Be Called Princeton, New Jersey". Planet Princeton. Retrieved January 2, 2013.
  7. "Vernon Township Mayor's Office website".
  8. New Jersey State Commission on County and Municipal Government, Modern Forms of Municipal Government Archived 2012-09-08 at Archive.today, 1992, Chapter VI: Municipal Names and Municipal Classification Archived 2009-03-27 at the Wayback Machine
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