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Liberty Corner

Liberty Corner NJ  

Liberty Corner is an unincorporated community in Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. Liberty Corner is about 4 miles south of Bernardsville. Liberty Corner has a post office with ZIP code 07938.

Liberty Corner is bounded to the north by Far Hills, Bernardsville, Lyons and Basking Ridge; west by Pluckemin ; east by Millington; and south by Martinsville and Warren Township.

Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Lyons and West Millington have ZIP codes, but are unincorporated areas located within Bernards Township.  Martinsville is an unincorporated area split between Bernards Township and Bridgewater Township.

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Somerset Hills, semi-rural Bernards Township is dotted with the estates and residences of New York City executives.  Offering a rare blend of historic interest and rural ambiance, the township features easy access to urban amenities, an attractive setting, and unspoiled wetlands and woodlands.

National Register of Historic Places listings include--
- Liberty Corner Historic District, Roughly, jct. of Church St. and Valley and Lyons Rds., and area W and SW, Bernards Township, Liberty Corner

Liberty Corner Fire Company volunteer fire company, located at 95 Church Street, is responsible for providing fire and rescue service to the Liberty Corner section of Bernards Township, providing volunteer fire and rescue service to the Liberty Corner community since 1910.

Bernards Township is divided into two main sections - Liberty Corner (in the southern portion of the Township) and Basking Ridge (in the northern portion of the Township).   The Liberty Corner section of the Bernards is comprised of approximately 16 square miles (of the 26 square miles in Bernards Township) and over 6,500 residences and businesses.

Bernards Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, and as of the United States 2010 Census, the township population was 26,652.  The township has a total area of 24.0 square miles, of which only 0.04% is water.

In recent years, a number of businesses have settled in this area.  Some businesses in the area include the headquarters of Avaya, Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Fedders, Hitachi Power Systems USA, and Verizon Wireless.

Recreational amenities include 300 acres of parks and preserves, athletic fields, tennis courts, and swimming pools.  Adjacent Bernardsville Borough adds a recreation center and a private golf club.

It is roughly bounded by the Second Watchung Mountain in the southwest, the Dead River swamp on the south, the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Passaic River, and Millington Gorge in the East.

Students in kindergarten through twelfth grade are educated by the Bernards Township School District.  The schools in the district  include four K-5 elementary schools — Cedar Hill Elementary School, Liberty Corner Elementary School, Mount Prospect Elementary School, and Oak Street Elementary School (including pre-K); William Annin Middle School for students in grades 6 - 8; and Ridge High School for students in grades 9 - 12.  Cedar Hill Elementary currently houses a state of the art public program for children on the autism spectrum, utilizing the principles of ABA.

Ridge High School was ranked 194th, the second-highest in New Jersey, in Newsweek magazine's 2010 rankings of America's Best High Schools.  The school was the 12th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 322 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2010 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 24th in 2008 out of 316 schools.

Pingry School, a private coeducational college preparatory day school, has its upper campus, for grades 6 to 12, located in Martinsville.

Points of interest include--
- Liberty Corner Farm - The Labs (Bird Dogs) of Liberty Corner Farm, Home of National, Regional and State Champions.
- The Devil's Tree - A solitary oak tree in a field off Mountain Road in the southern corner of the township that has been subject of several stories in Weird NJ magazine.
- The Brick Academy - A restoration of what was known as the Basking Ridge Classical School, a prep school for those hoping to attend Princeton University.  The Brick Academy is the current home of the Historical Society of the Somerset Hills.

Historically, Bernards Township was originally formed by Royal Charter in 1760 as Bernardston Township from remaining portions of Northern precinct.  It was incorporated as Bernards Township as one of New Jersey's initial group of 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798.  Portions of the township were taken to form Warren Township (1806), Far Hills (1921) and Bernardsville (1924).  Bernards Township now comprises Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Lyons, and West Millington and celebrated its 250th charter anniversary in 2010.

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