Selected South Amboy Historical Resources

South Amboy (REF 974.9 FRA NJ COLL) Pictorial history of South Amboy

NJ Legislature District Data Book (REF 974.43 NEW NJ COLL) 1993 – 2009 Annual Statistics of counties, municipalities.

Code of the City of South Amboy (REF 352 COD NJ COLL) Ordinances and codes.

NJ Municipal Data Book (REF 352.058 NEW NJ COLL)- 1984- 2010. Statistics.

History of Union & Middlesex Counties (REF 974.9 CLA NJ COLL) Excellent source for early history of South Amboy.

Facts about the City of South Amboy (REF 974.9 DOW NJ COLL) Early history facts.

At the Headwaters of Cheesequake Creek (REF 974.941 MAR NJ COLL) Excellent source for early South Amboy and the Raritan River.

Directory of New Brunswick (REF 974.9 HEI NJ COLL) Telephone directory type book; various volumes dated 1896 to 1927.

Rails up the Raritan (REF 974.625 DEI NJ COLL) Early railroad history including South Amboy.

New Jersey Archives - Includes three sections: journal of governor and council 1715-1775, newspaper extracts 1740-1780, and abstracts & wills 1664-1782.

South Amboy - Sayreville Times 1991- current year.

South Amboy Citizen 1910-Aug 2000 (Digitized); Atom Tabloid Sept 2000-Dec 2005 (Microfilm); 2006-current year (Paper).

St. Mary's/Cardinal McCarrick High School Yearbooks 1962 – current year.

South Amboy/Hoffman High School Yearbooks 1960 – current year.

Additional Resources

Middlesex County Archives    732-422-3020/3021

New Jersey State Archives    609-292-6260

Historical Society of South Amboy


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