Sayreville is located in the state of New Jersey and is a borough in the Raritan River, and is in the Raritan Bay in the county of Middlesex. From portions of South Amboy Township, Sayreville was incorporated as a township in 1876. The first settler in the area was the native Americans. The tribes of Navesink, who settled along the South River where the Jernee Mill Road was located. In an attempt to buy the land, a Dutch surveyor and map maker, the European settlers traveled all the way up to the Raritan River in 1663. When amateur archaeologists found thousands of Indian artifacts at the location in the 20th century. The area was originally named Roundabouts, because of the river bends, the community was eventually renamed as Sayreville after the co-founder of Sayre and Fisher Brick Company in the 2850s, James R. Sayre, Jr from Newark. The city’s recreation department also hosts many programs and events regularly to forge stronger connections between the residents. Sayreville has public and private schools, and offers higher education facilities at the Middlesex County College. The Newark Liberty International Airport is its nearest major airport. Several bus and train stations make for a convenient commute in and out of the city, making Sayreville an excellent destination for a family day trip, or a permanent home.
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