Watchung Somerset County, New Jersey

Watchung: Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States

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Location of Watchung on New Jersey map.

About

Watchung is a city located in the county of Somerset in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,801 and a population density of 371 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,007 inhabitants.

The city was created 95 years ago in 1925.

Texier House Museum  Watchung  NJ image
Texier House Museum Watchung NJ
Texier House Museum  Watchung  NJ image

Geography

Watchung is located at 40°38'16"N 74°27'4"W (40.6378800, -74.4509900). It has 5 neighbors: Berkeley Heights, North Plainfield, Plainfield, Scotch Plains and Warren Township.

Watchung map

Weather

Watchung forecast: Sunny, with a high near 72. more

Watchung Quick Facts

Population : 6,007 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Somerset County
Postal code : 07069
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 15.65 km2
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1926 (95 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:04:31 (26th September 2021)
Density : 384 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.43% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Watchung has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Watchung increased by 3.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,801 - census
2011 6,036 3.89% estimation process
2012 6,063 0.45% estimation process
2013 6,068 0.08% estimation process
2014 6,057 -0.18% estimation process
2015 6,033 -0.4% estimation process
2016 6,036 0.05% estimation process
2017 6,050 0.23% estimation process
2018 6,051 0.02% estimation process
2019 6,006 -0.75% estimation process
2020 6,007 0.02% estimation process

Watchung zip code is 07069. County name: Somerset, County fips: 34035

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People born in Watchung (5)

People born in Watchung, including actress Laura Prepon, botanist Harold Norman Moldenke, musician David Palmer, you can see a list of people who born in Watchung.

  • Kim Komando (American radio host) she was born in 01/07/1967
  • Anthony Volpe (American baseball player) he was born in 28/04/2001

Schools in Watchung

College & universities near Watchung, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
491613 Yeshiva Gedolah Tiferes Boruch North Plainfield (NJ) 07060-0000

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Watchung, NJ

Code Name Address Type
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
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL

Post offices near Watchung

Post Office Name City ZIP
Watchung Post Office Watchung (NJ) 07069

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Somerset County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Somerset County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Hillsborough 40,105 Township in Somerset county, New Jersey
Voorhees 29,107 Township in Camden County, New Jersey
Montgomery 23,094 Township in Somerset County, New Jersey
North Plainfield 21,246 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Somerville 12,157 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bound Brook 10,159 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Manville 10,046 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bedminster 7,949 Township of New Jersey
Raritan 7,748 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Bernardsville 7,556 Borough in New Jersey, United States
South Bound Brook 4,518 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Peapack 2,086 Human settlement in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States of America
Far Hills 901 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey
Rocky Hill 666 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Watchung distances to largest New Jersey cities