South Amboy, New Jersey

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South Amboy, New Jersey
City of South Amboy
Downtown South Amboy along Broadway
Downtown South Amboy along Broadway
South Amboy highlighted in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey
South Amboy highlighted in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey
Census Bureau map of South Amboy, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of South Amboy, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°29′12″N 74°16′44″W / 40.486719°N 74.279016°W / 40.486719; -74.279016Coordinates: 40°29′12″N 74°16′44″W / 40.486719°N 74.279016°W / 40.486719; -74.279016[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyMiddlesex
IncorporatedFebruary 21, 1798
Government
 • TypeFaulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 • BodyCity Council
 • MayorFred A. Henry (D, term ends December 31, 2018)[3]
 • AdministratorGlenn Skarzynski[4]
 • Municipal clerkLaura Kemble-Kalantsis[5]
Area
 • Total2.694 sq mi (6.976 km2)
 • Land1.548 sq mi (4.008 km2)
 • Water1.146 sq mi (2.967 km2)  42.54%
Area rank364th of 566 in state
19th of 25 in county[1]
Elevation10 ft (3 m)
Population
 • Total8,631
 • Estimate 
(2016)
8,778
 • Rank265th of 566 in state
19th of 25 in county[9]
 • Density5,577.1/sq mi (2,153.3/km2)
 • Density rank94th of 566 in state
7th of 25 in county[9]
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP codes
08879[10]
Area code(s)732 and 848[11]
FIPS code3402368550[1][12][13]
GNIS feature ID0885399[1][14]
Websitewww.southamboynj.gov

South Amboy, New Jersey is a city on the Raritan River in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2010 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey County Subdivisions, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 21, 2015.
  2. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. 2017 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed May 30, 2017.
  4. Business Administrator, City of South Amboy. Accessed July 3, 2017.
  5. City Clerk, City of South Amboy. Accessed July 13, 2016.
  6. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: City of South Amboy, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed March 14, 2013.
  7. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for South Amboy city, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed March 1, 2012.
  8. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for South Amboy city, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed May 9, 2012.
  9. 9.0 9.1 GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 27, 2012.
  10. Look Up a ZIP Code for South Amboy, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed May 9, 2012.
  11. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for South Amboy, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed October 26, 2014.
  12. American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  13. A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed November 27, 2012.
  14. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.