The current population of Perth Amboy, New Jersey is 50,816 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 51,677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,814.When was Perth Amboy City Hall first built?
Perth Amboy City Hall was first built as a court house for Middlesex County in 1714, having been designated as the county seat the previous year. The building was later used as the home of the East Jersey Provincial Assembly. The building was destroyed by a major fire in 1731 and rebuilt in 1745.Where did the name Perth Amboy come from?
The earliest residents of the area were the Lenape Native Americans, who called the point on which the city lies "Ompoge". Perth Amboy was settled in 1683 by Scottish colonists and was called "New Perth" after James Drummond, 4th Earl of Perth; the native name was eventually corrupted and the two names were merged.Where is Exit 11 in Perth Amboy New Jersey?
Perth Amboy, and South Amboy across the Raritan River, are collectively referred to as The Amboys. Signage for Exit 11 on the New Jersey Turnpike refers to "The Amboys" as a destination. The Amboys are the northern limit of the area informally referred to as the Bayshore.