Bound Brook, New Jersey - Facts & Figures
Bound Brook, New Jersey was settled in 1681 and is deeply rooted in American history. Their Queen's Bridge landmark was used during the Revolutionary War, and the Battle of Bound Brook was fought there in 1777. During the Industrial Revolution, Bound Brook was a transportation center with railways and highways.
Today, the community has maintained its history by preserving its Colonial, Victorian, Queen Anne, Craftsman, Bungalow, and Cape Cod-style homes, old grown trees and recreational parks and facilities to create a beautiful, historic atmosphere. Bound Brook is a small, walkable town enjoyed by its residents. The Bound Brook School District is a New Jersey School of Choice.
The area offers many churches, synagogues and organizations, and the community has many volunteer projects that always have a high participation rate. Bound Brook itself says that it has "been tested many times in its history, but the strength of our character has been revealed time and time again. The spirit of Bound Brook can be found in the diversity of our residents and businesses, who in both good and bad times, demonstrate an enormous outpouring of support and unwavering spirit that personifies Bound Brook."
- Population: 10,449
- Industries: Accommodation and food services; Construction; Administrative and support and waste management services; Educational; Health care; Professional, scientific, and technical services; Finance and insurance; Chemicals; Public administration
- Area Codes: 732
- ZIP Codes: 08880
- Surrounding Cities: Edison, NJ; Staten Island, NY; Brooklyn, NY; Bound Brook borough, NJ; Middlesex borough, NJ; Manville borough, NJ; Society Hill, NJ; Somerville borough, NJ; Dunellen borough, NJ; Somerset, NJ; Millstone borough, NJ