Brookside, New Jersey facts for kids
|Brookside, New Jersey|
|Elevation||130 m (427 ft)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||874966|
It is located approximately 6 mi (9.7 km) west of Morristown.
The settlement appeared on maps as early as 1777.
A portion of the Washington Valley Trial, the trail in which President George Washington and his troops marched on, runs through the entirety of Brookside's woods and if a notable feature of the community.
Brookside was noted as a "post village" in 1882. In 1883, the population was 187.
Due to Brookside's size, there are many local events that happen through out the year, including the annual "4th of July" Parade as well as the Clam Bake in September, which is sponsored by the local Fire Department.
Other events and festivities are often held by the Brookside Community Center and the Brookside Library, located on the 1st floor of the town hall building.
As of the 2010 United States Census, the 07926 ZIP Code Tabulation Area for Brookside had a population of 120.
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