Town Of Westfield, New Jersey

Primarily residential in nature, the Town of Westfield in Union County enjoys a level of cultural activity that is rare in a smaller municipality. In addition to local symphony and theater, the central business district features stores devoted to books, music, and art. The Westfield community offers an attractive and award-winning cityscape, excellent schools, and a vibrant downtown with many local and national retail outlets as well as more than 40 restaurants and casual eateries. A prosperous area graced by substantial housing and scenic parks, Westfield attracts newcomers to an atmosphere of civic pride and community involvement. Recreational amenities include a six-screen movie theater, regional and local parks and playgrounds, sports facilities, the town pool complex, a golf course, tennis courts, and private clubs.
Westfield features two sides—the North Side and the South Side—with many distinct neighborhoods, including:

  • The Boulevard Historic District

  • Brightwood

  • The Gardens

  • Indian Forest

  • Kimball Avenue Historic District

  • Manor Park

  • Stonehenge

  • Stoneleigh Park

  • Wychwood

Commuting to New York City is a breeze. New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley Line provides service from the Westfield train station to NY Penn Station (with a changeover in Newark Penn Station—one-seat rides are available during off-peak hours). Travel time is just under an hour, with many express trains running during morning and evening rush hours. New Jersey Transit also provides bus service to New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal seven days a week, with an approximate travel time of one hour. Newark Liberty International Airport is just 20 minutes away.

Resources for More Information on Westfield, NJ

Town of Westfield

Westfield Public Schools

Westfield High School Sports

Westfield Today: The Official Site of Downtown Westfield, NJ

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce

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