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Bonhamtown, New Jersey
Main Street at Morris Avenue
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The area was named after Nicholas Bonham, a freeholder from the 17th century. Along with New Dover, New Durham, and Stelton it is one of the older historical communities established when the municipality was known as Raritan Township.
The Bonhamtown Branch of Conrail Shared Assets Operations (CRCX) runs through the area from the Northeast Corridor to Raritan Center, site of the former Raritan Arsenal.
Located within Edison, which is considered a transportation hub, Bonhamtown is surrounded by several major roads. These include: Interstate 287, the New Jersey Turnpike, U.S. Route 1, Route 27, and Route 440.
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