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Martinsville makes up the eastern part of Bridgewater Township in Somerset County.
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NJ Transit (1-800-772-2222)
Train: (1:20 from Penn Sta) From New York City take NJ Transit from Penn Sta. or PATH from the World Trade Center to Newark. (Northeast Corridor or NJ Coast lines) (18 min.)
From Penn Sta. in Newark take the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line [Full Schedule (pdf)] to Bound Brook (48 min.) (abt. every 30 min during rush hrs., every hr. otherwise incl. weekends. Returns up to 12:30 AM) $19 to NY round trip ($16 off peak) (peak hrs. - 5:45 am to 10 am and 4 pm to 8:15 pm)
Penn Station Newark:
To: NY - Raritan Valley Line stops at Track 1 - Stan on Track 1 for New York
To: NJ - Take Northeast Corridor or NJ Coast lines to Newark Penn station (Track 4 or other)
Go to Track 5 for Raritan Valley Line.
See: Penn Sta Newark at search.com and wikipedia.org, njtransit.com/
Bus From the Port Authority in New York City take Bus 114 or 117 to Bound Brook (1hr. 20-30 min.) (every 30 min. during rush hrs.)
* AirTrain departs every 3 min. 5 AM - midnight, every 15 min otherwise.
JFK Airport - 718 244-4444
LIRR ticket $12 peak (on-board purchase), $5 web off-peak.
Be sure to take the A that is marked Far Rockaway or Rockaway Park, not Lefferts Blvd
Total Cost round trip (mass transit): $40 - 50, Time: 2 - 2:30
Driving: gas $14, parking $15/day = $60 for 3 days
NJ to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
2:30 $17 one way from MetroPark 3:30 - 4 hr. $20 from Bound Brook NJ Transit 800-772-2222 www.njtransit.com: MetroPark to Trenton 48-60 min. NE Corridor Line $7.25 ($3.25 senior) Septa 215-580-7800 www.septa.org: R7 - Trenton Station (Clinton Av And Raoul Wallenburg Ave) To 30th Street Station (30th And Markets Sts) 1 Hr. R1: 30th Street Station To Airport Terminal E (Phila International Airport) 15 min. $10 total one way
See: Amtrak in the out of state directions page.
MTA Metro-North Railroad goes from Grand Central Station to Poughkeepsie and New Haven.
Directions to Metropark
Metropark Directions 100 Middlesex Turnpike, Islin, NJ From Martinsville 30 min. 18 mi. Rt 22 to 287 S 11.5 mi Exit 3 Rt 501 New Dunham Rd., Metuchen 1.2 mi. Left at Middlesex Ave. (Rt. 27) 2.8 mi. Right at Wood Ave. L. after you go under railroad Metropark is on left
Travel Times Dist Time Amtrak (Incl. to/from terminal) Metropark 18 30 Newark Airport 30 40 JFK Airport 60 1:15+ via staten Isl.; 1:20 via Manhattan 1:30 at 4:30 with stop and go on I-287 and 440/I-278 National Tennis Center, Flushing 1:15 at midnight via Midtown tunnel Atlantic City 120 1:50 Washington DC 210 3:50 2:15-2:45 Philadelphia 70 1:30 2 hr. Boston 250 4:30 4:15-5:20 Montreal 391 5:45 Local Cities below See: DirectionsMovies
Washington's Continental Army established the Middlebrook Encampment here during the early summer of 1777, and used it during the winter of 1778-1779 also.
Martinsville is still an unincorporated village in Bridgewater Township.
See the Martinsville History Page for more.
Martinsville Shopping District.
Bridgewater Bridgewater Commons Mall - Macy's, Lord & Taylor, and Stern's
There are also several mountain bike and hiking trils in the park accessable from Newmans Ln. Gilbride Rd. and Miller Ln. The Bound Brook/Elizabethtown Reservior will become the focal point of future development.
Chimney Rock Park
Billian Legion Park
Washington Valley Park &Middlebrook Trail runs along the west branch of Middle Brook in Bridgewater from Washington Valley Park to Argone Farm Drive, 2 mi. Another 1/2 mile by Chimney Rock Park.
OTHER SPORTS and RECREATION
Median Household Income 2010 USA ...... $51,914 New Jersey $69,811 #2 in the country Somerset Co $97,440 #2 in the state Martinsville $133,393 #3 in the county
Weather AveragesSomerville, Bridgewater, Martinsville
Local Towns (Within 6 mi.)
Note: Temperature profiles from AccuWeather Premium show Somerville when you request Martinsville. Somerville is 5-10° cooler in the fall.
See the heat index page for how relative humidity, wind, affect the temp.
New Providence 18 mi 27 min Chatham 24 mi 32 min Summit 20 mi 29 min Menlo Park Mall 18 mi 20 min Short Hills Mall 20 mi 29 min Morristown 25 mi 27 min Trenton 35 mi 52 min Philadelphia 67 mi 1:30 Blue Mountian Ski 68 mi 1:25 Mountain Creek SKi 63 mi 1:18 Cammelback Ski 64 mi 1:29
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