Springfield Township is a laid-back bedroom community located in Union County, NJ. The last battle of the American Revolutionary War fought in NJ, the Battle of Springfield, was fought here. Springfield was formed as a township on April 14, 1794. It is bordered by Millburn to the north, Union Township to the east, Kenilworth to the southeast, Westfield and Cranford to the south, and Mountainside to the southwest. The township has a population of approximately 15,800 and covers 5.2 square miles. Manhattan is readily accessible to Springfield residents through easy connections between bus and train service.
The Springfield Public School System serves students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. Each of the township’s schools are named after notable Springfield residents.
Springfield is home to the famous Baltusrol Golf Club which hosted the 2016 PGA Championships. It has also hosted other major golf tournaments including the US Open.
The wide range of housing choices include colonials, ranches and split level homes, as well as condominiums and townhouses. Larger, newer homes are also available.
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