Mountainside, New Jersey

Mountainside, New Jersey
Borough of Mountainside
Map of Mountainside in Union County. Inset: Union County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Mountainside in Union County. Inset: Union County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Mountainside, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Mountainside, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°40′51″N 74°21′37″W / 40°40′51″N 74°21′37″W / 40.680722; -74.360292

Mountainside is a borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 6,685,[10][11][12] reflecting an increase of 83 (+1.3%) from the 6,602 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 55 (-0.8%) from the 6,657 counted in the 1990 Census.[20]

Mountainside was incorporated as a borough on September 25, 1895, from portions of Westfield Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day.[21]

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Mountainside as its 16th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey, as well as eighth in the 2010 list.[22]

History

In 1958, part of a Nike missile battery (NY-73) was installed, with the missile launchers themselves in Mountainside while the radar station was installed in Berkeley Heights. It remained in operation until 1963 and remnants of the site are located adjacent to Governor Livingston High School.[23]

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