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Port Reading is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within Woodbridge Township. Port Reading was built in the late 19th century by the Reading Railroad of Pennsylvania to serve their shipping needs, especially coal from the Pennsylvania anthracite coal fields. In 1892 Port Reading was connected to the Reading Railroad system via a new branch line from Port Reading Junction near Bound Brook, New Jersey, known as the Port Reading Railroad. The Port Reading Refinery was located in the district. 

As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP’s population was 3,728.

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