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
  2. Township Calendar
  1. Great Inflatable Race and Food Truck Festival Rescheduled to September

    The event, sponsored by PSEG, will feature a fun-run featuring inflatable obstacles, live entertainment, a food truck festival, kids-zone and much more. Read on...
  2. Township of Union to Celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 7

    The festivities will include a community picnic, tours of police headquarters, games, music, family activities and more. Read on...
  3. Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Union July 25

    Union Recreation Department is pleased to announce that Shakespeare in the Park will return on Wed, July 25 with "Shakespeare Gumbo." The hour-long show will feature a collage of scenes from Shakespeare's classic works. Read on...
  4. Union Mayor Applauds New Development “Summit Court”

    The Township Committee and members of Diversified Realty Advisors (DRA) gathered on June 26 for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Summit Court, a new state-of-the-art rental community in close proximity the Union train station. Read on...
  5. Union’s Summer Concert Series Returns on July 4th

    The Mayor and Committee of the Township of Union have announced the line-up for the Township of Union’s 2018 Summer Concert Series. Kicking off on July 4th with Smooth Band and Orchestra at Biertuempfel Park. Read on...
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