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Garwood is a family-friendly place where homebuying value can still be found

Nestled in Union County, Garwood is a quiet suburban community where neighbors greet each other with a friendly wave and a smile. This municipality has a true small-town feel, being less than one square mile, and having just over 4,000 residents.

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Garwood is a family-friendly place where homebuying value can still be found––especially for first-timers and young professionals. Commuters can either hop on Route 22 or the Garden State Parkway, or otherwise enjoy the convenience of the Garwood train station which provides service on the Raritan Valley line. Niche.com rated Garwood #7 (out of 415) for Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in New Jersey.

Many of Garwood’s amenities are within walking distance––like the post office, gym, food stores, train station and parks. And, just minutes away, bustling towns like Cranford and Westfield (with lively restaurants and never-ending activities) ensure you can easily add as much zest as you like to your social schedule.

The Garwood Public Schools serve students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Their community spirit and dedication to success is evident through their T.E.A.M. motto, which stands for “Together Everyone Achieves More!” High schoolers attend Arthur L. Johnson High School in neighboring Clark, NJ.

Fun Facts

Garwood was once a neighborhood of Cranfield and Westfield until it seceded in 1903 in order to make better use of residents’ taxes.