Perth Amboi, New Jersey
Perth Ambois: Perth Amboy) is a city in Middle Sex County, New Jersey, the United States. It belongs to the New York Metropolitan Area. In the 2010 Population Census, the population was 50,814, the 33rd position in New Jersey. In 2000, 3,511 people increased by 7.4% from 47,303, and in 1990, 5,336 people increased by 12.7% from 41,967. It is called 'the city of the Gulf' because it is adjacent to the Bay of Lalitan.
|City of Perth Amboy|
Perth Amboi Court and Police Station
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Cities in the Gulf
Middle Sex County and Perth Ambois in New Jersey
Perth-Ambois census map
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|county||Middle Sex County|
|British Charter||August 4, 1718|
|corporatization||December 21, 1784|
|reinstitutionalization||April 8, 1844 (including Township)|
|- Type||Faulkner Act (Mayor and City Council)|
|- Mayor||Wilda Diaz|
|· Total||5.957mi2 (15.429 km2)|
|· Land||4.702mi2 (12.178 km2)|
|- Water surface||1.255mi2 (3.251 km2) 21.07%|
|area order|| 258th of the 566 municipalities in the state|
13th of the 25 municipalities in the county
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|· Rank|| 33rd of 566 municipalities in the state|
the sixth of the 25 municipalities in a county
|· Density||10,806.8/mi2 (4,172.5/km2)|
|· Density order|| 29th of the 566 municipalities in the state|
the top of 25 municipalities in a county
|equal time||UTC-5 (Eastern Standard Time)|
|· Daylight saving time||UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight Time)|
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|GNIS feature ID||0885349|
The name of Perth-Amboi comes from the place where the current city is located, which the Lenape Indians called "on-poges" ("flat lands"). It was also called Newperth after the Earl of Perth Drummond, who was one of the persons concerned with the Scottish Feudal Lords when it was developed in 1683, but the Algonquian name also remained in the form of 'Ambo' or 'Point Amboi' shortened, and finally, 'Perth' and 'Ambo' were combined to become the current name.
Birth of Perth Amboi
Scottish Colonial Age
PerthAmboi's town began when a group of Scottish pioneers who lived in the East Jersey colony, which was owned by Robert Barclay, a Scottish friend and member of his friends, in 1683. Barclay later became the governor-general of the colony, but he did not live in the land and was an absent governor-general.
establishment of towns and cities
On August 4, 1718, Perth Amboi City (City) was established under the imperial sanction of King Great Britain to include several towns (Townships). On December 21, 1784, it was reestablished under the New Jersey State Law. In 1784, Perth-Amboi City was comprised of the northern area of the early Perth-Amboi Township and a part of the Woodbridge Partnership (during which the South-Amboi Town Ship was born).
The early Perth-Amboi Town Ship was established on October 31, 1693, but after the organization was revised to include the entire Perth-Amboi City in the 1720s and so on, a new Perth-Amboi Town Ship was established in the form of Perth-Amboi Town Ship including the northern Perth Town by a bill passed on February 21, 1798 (at this time, a total of 104 towns was established).
On April 8, 1844, the reorganization absorbed Perth Amboi Township in Perth Amboi City.
Perth Ambois was the capital of the New Jersey colony from 1686 to 1776. It became the capital of the East Jersey Colony in 1684, continued the capital until East Jersey and West Jersey were integrated in 1702, and until 1776 it became the capital in parallel with Burlington. Some buildings constructed in this early period are still seen today. Among them, the well known landlord's residence, which was the house of William Franklin, is still located at the waterfront of the city. William Franklin was the last British governor in New Jersey, and was a son who was alienated from Benjamin Franklin. St. Peter's Church was the first Episcopal Church in the state in 1718. The current building dates from 1875, with the cemetery of early pioneers surrounding it, stained glass showing religious scenes, scenes of New Jersey chartered, and scenes of a meeting between William Franklin and his father, Benjamin. First built as a court in 1714, the Perth Amboi City Hall survived the fires of 1731 and 1764, making it the oldest city hall in Japan to be used continuously. The Kearney Cottage was moved from its original place to its present place, and a characteristic building of this land of the 18th century was left behind.
It was an important relay station for travelers to and from New York City and Philadelphia throughout their colonial period and many subsequent periods, and also a ferry terminal connecting Tottenville, Staten Island, crossing Arthur Kill from 1709. The ferry had been running until 1963, although its importance had dropped when the Outer Bridge Crossing opened in 1928. The Perth Amboi Ferry Pier was renovated in 1998 to recreate its appearance in 1904. A model of the ticket office was constructed and it is now a small museum.
industrialization and immigration
Immigration and industrialization transformed Perth Ambois by the middle of the 19th century. Factories such as A. Hall and Sands Terracotta, Gugen Medical and Sands and Copper Works Smelter have accelerated the prosperity of the central town and hired many local residents. It became a terminal connecting to the Reich Valley Railway's port, loading coal and accelerating growth. Within the city was a tightly-knit city of people, such as Budapest, Dublin and Chicken Town. Immigrants from Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Italy, Russia and Austria soon came to occupy most of the factory workers.
In 1903, the Perth Amboi Public Library became the state's first Carnegie Library, which was run through the certification of Andrew Carnegie and donations by local philanthropists.
In 1914, the Pacific League baseball team, the Peisers, made the home ground, but it ended up playing only one season. In late August 1923, an estimated 6,000 rioting shook Perth Ambois. This happened when Ku Klux Klan was about to hold a rally in the city.
The 19th and 20th centuries of Perth Amboi was also a resort area at the northern end of the Litan Gulf. However, it has been redeveloped since the early 1990s. Small businesses started business and became urban centers. The waterfront is also played. The marina has been extended to house overlooking the new walkways, parks and bays.
Perth-Ambois appears in the "Night High Alarm" chapter in the biography of James Server, a humorist, "My Life and the Difficult Times." One night during my youth in Ohio, I couldn't sleep because I couldn't remember the name of the town in New Jersey. I asked my father to wake me up and name the town of New Jersey. Surprised, his father mentioned several monsyllabic town names, and the server replied that he was looking for two town names, for example, "Herter Skelter." This made him think that his son was dangerously insane. The server later told a story about a insignificant man from Perth Amboi, New Jersey, which would be a movie titled "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."
Perth Amboi is 40 degrees 31 minutes 13 seconds north latitude 74 degrees 16 minutes 17 seconds west longitude / 40.52016 degrees north latitude 74.271331 degrees west longitude / 40.52016 degrees west longitude;(40.52016,-74.271331). According to the National Census Bureau, the total area of the city is 5.957 square miles (15.429 km2), of which land area is 4.702 square miles (12.178 km2), water area is 1.255 square miles (3.251 km2) and water area is 21.07%.
Perth-Amboi and South-Amboi, on the other side of the Lalitan River, are collectively called the Anpoise. On the New Jersey Turnpike Exit 11, the direction is written as "The Unpose." It is located at the northern end of an area called Beishore informally.
Perth-Amboi is located on the north and west by land, with Woodbridge Town Ship, on the south-west bank of the Lalitan River by Sair, on the south-west bank of the Lalitan Bay by South Amboi, on the opposite bank of the Lalitan Bay by rail, and on the east bank of Arthur Kill by Arthur, on Staten Island, New York City.
The stratum is above the clay layer, which is several hundred feet thick. As a result, in the latter half of the 10th century, there was a factory to mine clay, such as A. Hall and Sands Terracotta.
In the September 2005 issue of "Golf Magazine," Perth Amboi was listed as the unofficial "Golf Capital of the United States." There were no golf courses in the city, and within 150 miles (240 km) from the city, there were 25 out of 100 American golf courses mentioned by the magazine.
PerthAmboi is in New Jersey's typical warm and humid climate (Cepen climate division Cfa), warm in summer and cold in winter.
|Climate of Perth Amboy|
|Mean maximum temperature°F (°C)||39 |
|Mean Minimum Temperature°F (°C)||23 |
|Precipitation inch (mm)||3.63 |
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(second largest municipality in New Jersey after Union City)
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Income and household finances (American Community Survey Statistics from 2006 to 2010)
The following is demographic data from the 2000 census.
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income and family
In 2000, 27.79% of the citizens reported that they were Puerto Rican descendants. This is the fifth largest number for municipalities with a population of more than 1,000 in the U.S. mainland. In the same statistics, 18.81% of the Dominica descendants ranked third in Japan. It is one of the cities in which the Hispanics are a majority in the whole.
There is a historic waterfront in the city, which has been redeveloped considerably in recent years. This is one of the few places in the state where reclamation was done first, and the historic marine culture surrounded by water still remains. The highlights include the Perth-Amboi ferry pier, two small museums, a gallery, a yacht club and a marina. Near Marina is a park with a small outdoor music hall. There is a Gulf concert at this music hall on a summer Sunday afternoon. There is a red-brick promenade along the water, and there are elegant Victorian houses. Some of them were on a hill overlooking the bay, lined with trees, and covered with carefully-maintained lawns. There are many seafood restaurants. The land rises quickly two blocks away. This separation separated the rest of the town and the waterfront looks like a quiet fishing village. The points of interest to the waterfront are the St. Peter's Episcopal Church and the Manor House. The residence was the residence of the former governor-general, and now houses the museum and several offices. The museum is also in Kearney Cottage. This part of the town was once a prosperous Jewish town, with Jeshiba (school), Synagogue (church), Cosher butchers and bakeries. Today, however, only two Synagogues remain, and in the ordinary service, only a few people over 55 are present. A project called "Landing in the Harbor" is considered to have 2,100 houses, covered parking lots, 150,000 square feet of floor space, community centers and recreational facilities for the masses. The developer, Charles Kushner, was convicted of falsification of evidence, tax evasion and illegal campaign contributions and had been in prison for two years. After meeting Kushner, Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz acknowledged the idea of the scaled-down development and allowed him to build reasonable rents in place of the originally promised home.
Perth Amboi was settled in 1683 and incorporated in 1718. Established by English merchants, Scotchmen, and Protestants from France, seeking freedom of religion, they sought to maximize the potential of the harbor. The central town is a major commercial district that stretches around Smith Street. The consumption tax has been reduced to 3.5% (usually 7%) in urban areas, providing funds for the revitalization of Smith Street with newly planted trees, Victorian street lamps, benches, trash bins and red brick sidewalks. Smith Street is a relatively small shopping street, only seven blocks wide, and many shops deal with workers' class customers. The side of the street is lined with two-story or three-story buildings of various architectural styles. At the intersection of Smith Avenue, New Brunswick Avenue and State Street, Five Corners, there is a 10-story bank building called Amboi Towers, and it is the only skyscraper. There used to be several department stores, but now the largest one is the bargain shop's Burgenman
The Harbor Town is a town house area recently built on the waterfront and is still spreading. Along with high-class housing, there are affordable housing, and the city is also an economically culturally diverse development area.
Hall Avenue is an area in the east of the New Jersey Transportation Bureau's Railroad Line, centered around Hall Avenue. This hall, Avenue itself, is not a shopping street as it was in the past. Few people are walking along the street, but they are not abandoned. A small shopping center called "Fire House Plaza" has recently been built on the corner of Hall Avenue and State Street. However, most of the area is housing. Most of the houses are old apartments built in the year of construction, but there are also new ones. It has been a Puerto Rican-related town, and has a Puerto Rican Day Festival every year, and is held on the same day as the Puerto Rican Day Parade, which is a historical event in New York City. The Ludik Park is located north of Route 440, where Robert Clement Baseball Stadium and the Industrial Park are located.
The southwestern part is mainly a residential area of the working class, and there are several light industries. The largest shopping center in the city is here. The area has a lot of Dominica and Puerto Rican lineages, and in recent years, South American lineages have become a diversified Hispanic area. Most of the Mexican people live here. In the past, there were many Irish-style Christians, and the name was also given as 'Dublin.' After the Irish, immigrants from mainly Poland and Hungary came to Eastern Europe. Most houses are small one or two-household houses. The main shopping street is west of the New Jersey Transportation Bureau Railway Line on Smith Street.
The western part of the waterfront is to the west of Kearney Avenue. The majority of Hispanics are blue-collar. Most of the houses were built over 100 years after the construction, and many were simple nagaya. The Sadowski Parkway Park is the southern border of the area, with benches and sidewalks. The beach is not suitable for swimming at present. The park holds festivals such as the Dominican Festival during the summer.
State Street is an area east of the New Jersey Transportation Bureau Railway Line, north of Fiette Street, and south of Harbourtown. As with the southwest, there are many Hispanic residents of the working class. There were many more factories, but they were moved overseas. There were many Caribbean residents and a large Cuban society. The State and Fayette Gardens, where apartments line up, was once called the "Cuban Building." A redevelopment project called "Shore Landing" is being held in the area.
Anboi Avenue is a suburban area, where the working and middle classes live. It is also called "hospital section" or "high school section." Most residents are of Hispanics. It used to be a town of Italian descent.
Mora is a town to the north of National Route 440 where the working and middle class live. With the industrialization process, many oil refineries and some factories have been abandoned. Like Amboi Avenue, it's a quasi-suburban area.
The Chicken Town area is located west of Route 35, south of Spa Springs and just south of Route 440. They are similar in character to Spa Springs, but have a small range. Washington Park is the largest park in the city.
Spa Springs, located in the northwestern part of the city, along with its waterfront, is the most attractive and middle-class neighborhood in the city. The inhabitants are old. It is the richest district in the city, and a suburban area with a house and a garage.
government and politics
Perth-Amboi adopts the form of the Mayor and City Council government under the Faulkner Act. The five members of the City Government Committee are in office for four years, and two or three are re-elected in even years. The mayor also holds a term of four years, and the two members of the party will be re-elected the same year. In October 2010, the City Government Committee changed the election date from May to November, and the first opportunity was the same as the general election in November 2012.
federal, state, and county government
Perth Ambois belongs to the sixth constituency in New Jersey, the United States House of Representatives. It belongs to the 19th district of the state assembly.
The Middle Sex County County Council is comprised of seven members with a term of three years and two or three members elected every year.
As of March 23, 2011, there were 22,737 registered voters in the city, of which 9,212 people (40.5%) were from the Democratic Party, 1,022 people (4.5%) from the Republican Party, and 12,550 people (55.0%) from the Republican Party. Only three people were registered in other political parties.
In the U.S. presidential election in 2008, Barack Obama of the Democratic Party won 10,999 of the 13,473 total votes and 81.6% of the total, while John McCain of the Republican Party won 2,261 votes, 16.8% and 91 and 0.7% of the other candidates. Voter turnout was 23,248 and 58.0%. In 2004, Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) John Kerry won 8,677 votes and 71.0%, surpassing the Republican George W. Bush's 3,359 votes and 27.5%. The other voters were 79, 0.4%, 21,686 registered voters, 12,223 votes and 56.4%.
In the 2009 New Jersey Governor's election, Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) John Corzein won 4,645 votes and 69.8% to win Republican Chris Christie's 1,611 votes and 24.2%. Voter turnout was 22,185, 6,654 votes and 30.0%.
The Outer Bridge Crossing, which opened on June 29, 1928, is a cantilever bridge over Arthur Kill, and connects Perth Amboi and Staten Island. From the southern and western parts of the state, it changes from Route 440 to New Jersey State Route 440 to New York State Route 440, which leads to New York City and Long Island. The name comes from Eugenius H. Outer Bridge, the first president of the Port Authority of New Jersey. It passes over 143 feet (44 meters) above Arthur Kill, so you can get through a large ship entering the New York New Jersey Port.
The Victoria Bridge is a bridge between Perth Amboi and the Sair Building on the south coast, which runs through Route 35, the State Road over the Lalitan River. In the construction completed in 2005, the four-lane bridge was replaced by a two-lane twin bridge in one direction, and a motorcycle crane was installed on the shoulder.
From Perth-Amboi Station, you can go to Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal, Secarcass Junction Station, Pennsylvania Station in New York City, and Jersey Shore on the North Jersey Coast.
Buses operated by New Jersey Transportation Co., Ltd. go to the Port Authority bus terminal at Route 116, and to Newark at Route 62, and there are other routes 813, 815 and 817. There are four taxi companies in the city.
The municipal schools in the city are run by the Perth Amboi Public School District, which teaches from kindergarten through to junior high school students. It is one of the 31 Abbott areas in the state. The district is based on the demand by the state to cover all the costs of building and renovating schools in New Jersey's Educational Development Board under the supervision of the New Jersey Board.
The area has two pre-school schools, five elementary schools, two junior high schools and one high school.
9.7% of adults aged 25 or over who have graduated from university and above are far below the state average.
The Academy for Urban Leadership Charter High School is a public high school that teaches students from ninth to twelfth grade and opened in September 2010 and is a charter from the Department of Education in New Jersey that runs independently of the School District. It aims to teach 100 students a year and 400 students a year.
In 1903, the Perth Amboi Public Library became the state's first Carnegie Library, which was run through the certification of Andrew Carnegie and donations by local philanthropists. The building has been renovated since 2010, and the collection of funds is under way to triple the size of the building.
The Assansion Catholic School and the Perth Amboi Catholic Primary Upper School are under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Metushen Diocese.
A part of the city is included in the urbanization promotion area. In addition to measures to promote employment in the region, the consumption tax is controlled to 3.5% of its half-price.
well known native
- Solomon Andrews (1806-1872) who first built the first airship to be piloted and later became Mayor Perth Ambois for three terms
- born in singer Perth Amboi, John von Jovi (1962-)
- Stanley Norman Cohen (1935-), a geneticist, first developed a way to combine and transplant genes
- Vida Guera (1974-), born in Cuba and born in Perth Ambois
- George Innes (1825-1894), landscape painter
- Lawrence Kearney (1789-1868), naval officer and opened the way to open the Chinese gates
- born in Perth Amboi, a guitarist of the rock band "Bon Jovi" by Richie Sanbora (1959-)
- Portugal, Caldas da Reina
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