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Welcome to Samptown ...

Samptown is located in Middlesex County<1>.

Samptown is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Samptown ...

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

  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Samptown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
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  • Elizabeth [Union County]
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    • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Samptown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
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  • Bayonne [Hudson County]
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    • Bayonne [Hudson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Samptown
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Samptown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
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    • New Brunswick [Middlesex County]
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      • New Brunswick [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Samptown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,182 people
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    • Perth Amboy [Middlesex County]
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      • Perth Amboy [Middlesex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Samptown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,309 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth Amboy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Linden [Union County]
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      • Linden [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Samptown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,076 people
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    • Kearny [Hudson County]
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      • Kearny [Hudson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Samptown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,507 people
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    • Rahway [Union County]
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      • Rahway [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Samptown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,832 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rahway have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Westfield [Union County]
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      • Westfield [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Samptown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,238 people
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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 Samptown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Samptown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Samptown. 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 Samptown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Samptown. See our Newspapers Page for Samptown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Samptown ...

Looking for more information about Samptown? 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 Samptown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Samptown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Jersey

About Middlesex County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Middlesex County: www.co.middlesex.nj.us/

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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Samptown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Samptown) 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 Samptown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SamptownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Samptown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5816, Longitude: -74.4303    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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