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Aileen Scott

South Plainfield, New Jersey



The borough of South Plainfield is located in Middlesex County in the state of New Jersey. It lies 4 miles north of Edison, New Jersey and 16 miles southwest of Newark, New Jersey. South Plainfield is a part of the Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon metropolitan Area. It had a population of 23,385 residents as of the 2010 US census. South Plainfield used to be a part of Piscataway Township until it was officially incorporated on the 10th of March in 1926 based on the results of a referendum and through an act of the New Jersey Legislature.

Restaurants and Dining

The borough of South Plainfield offers a number of culinary delights and all you need is to discover them. If you want the best place that serves the best burgers, chicken, chili, and salad in town, then the Red Robin is your best choice. For the best selection of Japanese and Korean cuisine, head to Kimchihana restaurant. Sample the Parmesan Chicken and Shrimp Pasta, as well as the cocktail and mojitos at Ruby Tuesday. Or for a spicy combination of Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and Indian flavors, try the mouth-watering dishes at Nan King. Other dining places you should also consider are Flanagans, the Park Avenue Diner, and Leo’s Barbecue. Book your South Plainfield Hotels with Reservations.com.

Fast Facts

  • The landscape of South Plainfield was shaped to a considerable degree by glaciers millenniums ago.
  • Due to its landscape, the locality had been an abundant resource of game and other animals until it was occupied by the Lenape Indians.
  • South Plainfield was officially incorporated as a township in 1926.
  • The Great Depression that followed in the 1930’s negatively affected the town’s progress. However, when the Cornell-Dublier manufacturing unit was established, South Plainfield started to flourish again.

Tourist Attractions

South Plainfield offers fast and convenient access to various museums like the Hungarian Heritage Museum, the Mason Gross School of the Arts Gallery, and the Drake House Museum. It also has a number of popular attractions as well like the Oak Tree Sports Center and Feigley’s School of Gymnastics. Nature and amusement parks such as the Walnut Park, the Cotton Street Park, and Spring Lake County Park are some of the popular entertainment facilities in the borough that draw both children and adults alike. For the sports enthusiast, the town offers the Ricochet Health and Racquet Club, the South Plainfield Tennis Club, and the Plainfield Country Club West Nine Course.

Best Hotel Accommodations

The Hampton Inn South Plainfield Piscataway features air conditioning, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards in all rooms. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a swimming pool, a business center, a fitness center, and complimentary hot breakfast. The Holiday Inn South Plainfield is conveniently near restaurants and shopping malls. It offers hors d'oeuvre, complimentary breakfast, and a wake-up service.

The Best Western Garden Executive Hotel serves complimentary breakfast to guests and is very close to New York (35 minutes away), as well as restaurants and golf facilities. The Ramada Limited South Plainfield offers their guests a free copy of USA Today and continental breakfast every morning.


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