Place:Spotswood, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

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NameSpotswood
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.393°N 74.393°W
Located inMiddlesex, New Jersey, United States
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Spotswood is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 8,257,[1][2][3] reflecting an increase of 377 (+4.8%) from the 7,880 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 103 (-1.3%) from the 7,983 counted in the 1990 Census.

Spotswood was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 15, 1908, from portions of East Brunswick Township, based on the passage of a referendum held on May 12, 1908. It was originally called "Spotteswoode", named for the place in Scotland, and dates back to its original settlement in 1685.

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