Far Hills, New Jersey

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Far Hills is a borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the population was 859.

Far Hills was incorporated as a borough based on an Act of the New Jersey Legislature passed on April 7, 1921, from portions of Bernards Township, Subject to the results of a referendum held on May 12, 1921.[7]

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Geography

Far Hills is located at 40°41′13″N 74°38′00″W / 40.686872°N 74.633400°W / 40.686872; -74.633400 (40.686872, −74.633400).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Far Hills has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.7 km2), of which, 4.9 square miles (12.6 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (1.22%) is water.

History

Far Hills encompasses just five square miles in Somerset County, New Jersey, encircled by the equally upscale communities of Bedminster Township, Peapack-Gladstone, Bernards Township, and Bernardsville. It shares a public library, a community pool, athletic programs, civic organizations, and a school system with Bernardsville. It also shares a fire department and a first aid squad with neighboring Bedminster Township

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