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North Branch, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Branchburg
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 878824

North Branch is an unincorporated community and hamlet located mostly within Branchburg Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. A portion of North Branch is located in Bridgewater Township. The hamlet of North Branch, located on both sides of the North Branch of the Raritan River, brings the ambiance of a small village and charm to the area.

The North Branch Volunteer Fire Company provides fire protection to western Bridgewater Township and northern Branchburg Township. The company's 30 volunteers cover almost 12 square miles (31 km2) and 15,000 residents.

Points of interest

North Branch Reformed Church, North Branch, NJ - front
North Branch Reformed Church
  • North Branch Reformed Church

Historic district

The North Branch Historic District on the western side of the North Branch was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 16, 2012.

Surrounding area


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