Clara Barton, New Jersey

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Clara Barton, New Jersey
Clara Barton is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Clara Barton
Clara
Barton
Clara Barton is located in New Jersey
Clara Barton
Clara
Barton
Clara Barton is located in the United States
Clara Barton
Clara
Barton
Coordinates: 40°32′03″N 74°20′22″W / 40.53417°N 74.33944°W / 40.53417; -74.33944Coordinates: 40°32′03″N 74°20′22″W / 40.53417°N 74.33944°W / 40.53417; -74.33944
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyMiddlesex
TownshipEdison
Elevation98 ft (30 m)
GNIS feature ID883374[1]

Clara Barton is an unincorporated community located within Edison Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.[2][3] It takes its name from Clara Barton.[4]

Amboy Avenue

Located in the eastern part of the sprawling township, Clara Barton is more urban in its density and has a small central business district on Amboy Avenue.[5] The "village-like" section of is separated from the township's bustling highways and stretches of retail and is home to one of the township's three public libraries.[6] The Middlesex Greenway runs through the neighborhood.

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  1. ^ a b "Clara Barton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed February 7, 2015.
  3. ^ "NJDOT Graphic Information System Maps Middlesex" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Transportation. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  4. ^ Spies, Stacy (2001), Edison, Arcadia Publishing, ISBN 9780738505497
  5. ^ Amaral, Brian (January 13, 2016). "Edison to unveil ideas on Clara Barton downtown redevelopment". NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. Retrieved March 3, 2020. The Clara Barton neighborhood in west Edison is the closest thing that this sprawling township has to a city center with a critical mass...Stretching roughly from the Route 1 overpass to the Turnpike overpass along Amboy Avenue, the Clara Barton neighborhood has become a special focus for town planners hoping to capitalize on the new trend of higher-density developments.
  6. ^ Johnson, Brent (April 1, 2019). "Edison's Clara Barton Branch Library gets a reprieve -- for now". NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. Retrieved March 3, 2020. For 30 years, the library has sat on Hoover Avenue in Clara Barton, a village-like section of Edison, separated from the township's bustling highways and stretches of retail.