Boonton Tourism, New Jersey

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Boonton is a town in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 8,347, reflecting a decline of 149 (−1.8%) from the 8,496 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 153 (+1.8%) from the 8,343 counted in the 1990 Census. The settlement was originally called "Boone-Towne" in 1761 in honor of the Colonial Governor Thomas Boone. Boonton was originally formed on March 16, 1866, within portions of Hanover Township and Pequannock Township. The town was reincorporated and became fully independent on March 18, 1867. The development of Boonton began in about 1829, as a result of the construction of the Morris Canal and the formation of the New Jersey Iron Company. The original location of the town is now largely under the Jersey City Reservoir, completed in 1904. In 1908, the waters from this reservoir were the first municipal water supply in the United States to be chlorinated. The decision to build the chlorination system was made by John L. Leal and the facility was designed by George W. Fuller.

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Boonton in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Boonton, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Philadelphia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Philadelphia for its bountiful attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty on your trip to Boonton. To reach Boonton, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Philadelphia International Airport. To explore Boonton, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Boonton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Boonton

    Know the pollution level of Boonton before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Boonton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Boonton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Boonton.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Boonton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.46 (High)
    • Climate Index 69.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.71 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Boonton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Boonton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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