Welcome to Allentown, NJ

The Borough of Allentown, is a small historic village located in central New Jersey. It's located around the Mill Pond and along Doctor's Creek and Indian Run (believed to be part of the underground Railway). The village was originally settled in the 17th Century. Like most country villages in colonial days, Allentown developed around its mills. As the farms in the area grew, so did the need for blacksmith shops, wheelwrights, carriage makers, chair makers, shoemakers, seamstresses and tailors. By the end of the 18th Century more than 24 commercial enterprises existed within the village boundaries. The Borough of Allentown was and is today a center for travel across New Jersey. Main Street was a main route of travel from the Amboy's Port to Burlington during the 18th Century. Allentown has produced from its residents, six United State Congressman, a New Jersey Governor, a governor of the Washington Territory and the first Chief Justice of New Jersey, who was also a signer of the U.S. Constitution. There are currently 220 buildings and homes in the village that date prior to 1860. The Borough of Allentown continues to be a strong regional village providing employment opportunities, a variety of housing choices, is centrally located and is able to provide public services. Today, Allentown strives to maintain it's past history while attempting to offer the best in unique community living..

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RECYCLING WILL BE:
April 8 and 22
May 6 and 20
June 3 and 17

2014 MADE IN MONMOUTH EXPO
The third annual Made in Monmouth expo will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 at the MAC at Monmouth University. This event brings together more than 140 vendors of consumer products made in Monmouth County in one place to showcase and sell their products. The event is open to and free to both vendors and the public. See below for the event flyer.

Click here for the 2014 Made in Monmouth Flyer

Click here for Borough Newsletters

Click here for Meals on Wheels information

Click here for Stormwater Safety Information

Click here for Stormwater Pet Waste Information

Emergency Contact #’s

PSE&G- 1-800-436-7734 for power outages.
NEVER APPROACH DOWNED WIRES-CALL 911
Police, First Aid or Fire emergency dial 911
Cablevision-1-800-868-9840
Water emergency -H2o Services 609-259-8888


Any questions, please call Borough Hall at (609) 259 3151.
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Visit our Gallery page for pictures and video clips of recent town events.

 
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