SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076 Town Listings, School Reports, Demographics.
By Paul F. Stillwaggon Warren NJ, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076 This web page is provided as a public service for home buyers, sellers and residents in the North/Central New Jersey. If you are interested in other communities please contact us, and we will be happy to obtain the information for you and send it to you. The area know as Scotch Plains was first settled by Europeans in 1684 and served as a stop on the stage coach line between New York and Philadelphia. Ash Swamp in Scotch Plains was the scene of a key action in the Battle of Short Hills, on June 26, 1777, which included skirmishes as Washington’s forces moved along Rahway Road in Scotch Plains towards the Watchung Mountains. What is now Scotch Plains was originally incorporated as Fanwood Township in 1878, from portions of Plainfield Township and Westfield Townshi...