Township of Union                                                    

The Township of Union is located in north-central Union County. It is traversed by a network of local and regional roadways including the Garden State Parkway, Interstate 78, US Route 22, and State Route 82 commonly known as Morris Avenue. Union is home to the Bed Bath & Beyond corporate headquarters, host for the Annual Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade, is located near the Newark Liberty International Airport and home to the 212 foot water sphere, the tallest in the world till 2012.  
Union was settled in 1667 and later in the 18th century was called Connecticut Farms. Union was the site of the Battle of Connecticut Farms, one of the last battles between British and American forces during the American Revolutionary War. Union is only one quick train ride to New York City on the Raritan Valley Line, which opened in 2003 and includes a parking lot with over 450 spaces.  In March 2014 NJ Transit added the One Seat Ride Service for weekday's off-peak hours where a passenger can conveniently stay on the train and doesn't have to switch trains at Penn Station. 


  1. Township News
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  1. Schedule Released for Union’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration

    The Township of Union’s 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, themed The Rhythm and the Beat will take place on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Town Hall. Read on...
  2. Township of Union Streetscape Project Road Closure

    As a part of the Township of Union Streetscape Project, roadwork will be taking place Monday, September 11th to Sunday, September 24th causing Stuyvesant Ave to be closed from Morris Ave to Axton Ave. Read on...
  3. Bagels and Beans wins Union’s 2017 “Best of” Contest

    The Township of Union’s annual food contest took place this August asking bagel lovers to cast their vote for their favorite bagel place in Union. Bagel and Beans, a bagel shop on Chestnut Street, was named the top bagel location in town. Read on...
  4. Movies under the Stars returns to Rabkin Park

    Twp. of Union Rec. Dept to host its second Movie under the Stars of the season, on Friday, Sept 22nd featuring a screening of the Disney hit Moana. Pre-movie entertainment will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the movie beginning at 7:30 p.m. Read on...
  5. Union Fire Dept to host Fire Prevention Week Open House on 10/7

    During National Fire Prevention Week, a week dedicated to informing the public on the importance of fire prevention, the Union Fire Department hopes to promote prevention and awareness through fun, innovation and community. Read on...
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