Perth Amboy is known as the "City by the Bay", referring to its location adjoining Raritan Bay. The earliest residents of the area were the Lenape Native Americans, who called the point on which the city lies "Ompoge".How big of a city is Perth Amboy, NJ?
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 5.957 square miles (15.429 km2), including 4.702 square miles (12.178 km2) of land and 1.255 square miles (3.251 km2) of water (21.07%). Perth Amboy, and South Amboy across the Raritan River, are collectively referred to as The Amboys.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.Who is the mayor of Perth Amboy Dominican Republic?
On January 8, 2021 Mayor Helmin J. Caba made history as the first elected mayor of Dominican Republic descent in the City of Perth Amboy. Since taking office, Mayor Caba has been addressing the significant challenges facing the city’s financial conditions, budget deficits, and the public health emergency of COVID-19.