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Union, New Jersey
1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
UNION (known locally as Union Hill and officially as Town of Union), a town of Hudson (disambiguation)|Hudson county, New Jersey, U.S.A., on the Hudson river, adjoining West Hoboken and Weehawken, and opposite New York City. Pop. (1900), 15,187, of whom 5 1 79 were foreign-born; (1910 U.S. census) 21,023. In the foreign element Germans predominate. The town is served by the railways passing through Weehawken and Hoboken. The principal manufactures are silk goods, shirts and malt liquors. In 1905 the factory products were valued at $3,512,451. Originally a part of the township of North Bergen, Union was incorporated as a separated township in 1861, and as a town, under the name Town of Union, in 1864.
Town of Union must not be confused with Union township (pop. in 1910, 3419), Union county, incorporated in 1808; Union township (1910, 2756), Bergen county, incorporated in 1852; Union township (1910, 982), Ocean county, incorporated in 1846; and Union township (1910, 930), Hunterdon county, incorporated in 1853. Union township, Camden county, became Gloucester City in 1868, and Union township, Hudson county, became West New York in 1898.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Union, New Jersey'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​bri/​u/union-new-jersey.html. 1910.