Plainfield Union County, New Jersey
Plainfield: City in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
Plainfield is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 49,808 and a population density of 3,222 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 50,011 inhabitants.
The city was created 174 years ago in 1846.
Plainfield is located at 40°38'1"N 74°24'27"W (40.6337100, -74.4073700). It has 8 neighbors: Dunellen, Edison, Fanwood, North Plainfield, Piscataway, Scotch Plains, South Plainfield and Watchung.
- Official Website
Official website of Plainfield
Plainfield Quick Facts
|Population :||50,011 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||New Jersey (United States)|
|County :||Union County|
|Postal code :||07060–07063|
|Phone Area Codes :||908|
|Area :||15.46 km2|
|Altitude :||95 feet / 29 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1847 (174 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||00:05:07 (17th October 2021)|
|Density :||3,235 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||0.41% (2010-2020)|
Plainfield has 8 neighbours.
- Dunellen borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey
- Edison township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
- Fanwood borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States
- North Plainfield borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
- Piscataway township in New Jersey, United States
- Scotch Plains township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
- South Plainfield borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey
- Watchung borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States
The population of Plainfield increased by 0.41% in 10 years.
Local Places in Plainfield
1 Plainfield City Hall
Address: 515 Watchung Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060 ➦ Show Map
☎ +19087533310 🔗 Url
2 City of Plainfield
Address: 1300 W 4th St, Plainfield, NJ 07063 ➦ Show Map
☎ +19087539917 🔗 Url
People born in Plainfield (172)
- Kenneth Ham (American astronaut and Captain in the United States Navy) he was born in 12/12/1964
- Irving Penn (American photographer and photojournalist) he was born in 16/06/1917
- Donald Martino (American composer) he was born in 16/05/1931
- Gresham Sykes (Sociologist and criminologist) he was born in 26/05/1922
- Jane Rule (Canadian novelist) she was born in 28/03/1931
- Tim Sullivan (American film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter) he was born in 02/07/1964
- Theo Colborn (American ecologist) she was born in 28/03/1927
- Archibald Cox (American prosecutor) he was born in 17/05/1912
- Van Wyck Brooks (American literary critic, biographer, and historian) he was born in 16/02/1886
- David S. Ware (jazz musician) he was born in 07/11/1949
- George H. Utter (American politician (1854-1912)) he was born in 24/07/1854
- Benjamin Hedges (American high jumper) he was born in 08/06/1907
- William Nelson Runyon (American politician (1871-1931)) he was born in 05/03/1871
- James A. Yorke (mathematician) he was born in 03/08/1941
- David Hand (American animator and filmmaker) he was born in 23/01/1900
- Carol Bellamy (American politician) she was born in 14/01/1942
- Charles N. Brower (American judge) he was born in 05/06/1935
- David Williams (American ice hockey player) he was born in 25/08/1967
Schools in Plainfield
College & universities near Plainfield, NJ
|383279||Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield||North Plainfield (NJ)||07060|
|185679||JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing||Plainfield (NJ)||07061|
|491613||Yeshiva Gedolah Tiferes Boruch||North Plainfield (NJ)||07060-0000|
|185651||JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Imaging||Plainfield (NJ)||07061|
|417831||Union County Vocational Technical School||Scotch Plains (NJ)||07076|
Amtrak & bus stations near Plainfield, NJ
|MET||Metropark station||100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike||RAIL|
|NBK||New Brunswick station||French and Albany Streets||RAIL|
|EWR||Newark Liberty International Airport||Newark Liberty International Airport||RAIL|
|NWK||Pennsylvania Station||1 Raymond Plaza West||RAIL|
|NYP||Pennsylvania Station||8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street||RAIL|
Post offices near Plainfield
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Netherwood Post Office||Plainfield (NJ)||07062|
|Fanwood Post Office||Fanwood (NJ)||07023|
|Scotch Plain Post Office||Scotch Plains (NJ)||07076|
|North Plainfield Post Office||North Plainfield (NJ)||07060|
|Plainfield Post Office||Plainfield (NJ)||07060|
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- Plainfield , Connecticut town in Connecticut, United States with a population of 15,084 people.
- Plainfield , Pennsylvania unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 6,248 people.
- Plainfield , Michigan charter township in Kent County, Michigan with a population of 3,719 people.
- Plainfield , New Hampshire town in Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 2,419 people.
- Plainfield , Vermont town in Vermont with a population of 1,263 people.
- Plainfield , Massachusetts town in Massachusetts, United States with a population of 663 people.
- Plainfield , Wisconsin village in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 554 people.
- Plainfield , Iowa city in Iowa, United States with a population of 413 people.
- Plainfield , Ohio human settlement in Coshocton County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 159 people.
Other cities in Union County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NJ. (more)
|Elizabeth||128,382||City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States|
|Elizabethport||124,969||City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States|
|Union||67,137||Economic and political union of 27 states mostly located in Europe|
|Linden||42,076||City in Union County, New Jersey, USA|
|Rahway||29,832||City in Union County, New Jersey|
|Westfield||29,238||Town in Union County, New Jersey|
|Scotch Plains||24,138||Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States|
|Cranford||24,028||Township of New Jersey|
|Hillside||21,841||Township of New Jersey|
|Summit||21,812||City in Union County, New Jersey, United States|
|Roselle||21,689||Borough in New Jersey, USA|
|Clark||15,837||Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States|
|New Providence||13,994||Town in New Jersey, United States|
|Roselle Park||13,510||Borough in Union County, New Jersey|
|Berkeley Heights||13,313||Township in Union County, New Jersey|
|Kenilworth||8,153||Town in New Jersey|
Distance to Other Cities
Plainfield distances to largest New Jersey cities