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Welcome to Cranford ...

Cranford is located in Union County<1>.

Cranford is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cranford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Cranford: (908)

The ZIP code for Cranford: 07016<3>

Websites for Cranford ...

Junior League:   www.jlepnj.org/

Communities Also Named Cranford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cranford - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, New York and Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cranford.

Communities near Cranford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cranford.

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Cranford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Cranford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Cranford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
  • Paterson [Passaic County]
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    • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Cranford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Cranford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Cranford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Cranford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Union City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Cranford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
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    • Bayonne [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayonne
      • Bayonne [Hudson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Cranford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,165 people
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    • East Orange [Essex County]
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      • East Orange [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Cranford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Orange

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cranford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cranford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cranford. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cranford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cranford. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cranford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cranford ...

Looking for more information about Cranford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cranford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cranford.

Adding Cranford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cranford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cranford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cranford on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cranford on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Jersey

About Union County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cranford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountynj.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cranford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Cranford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cranford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cranford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cranford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CranfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cranford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6578, Longitude: -74.3024    






















 

 

 

 

 


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