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South Amboy is a suburban city in Middlesex County on the Raritan Bay. South Amboy has passed through three of the five types of New Jersey municipalities. It was formally incorporated as a township by the Township Act of 1798 and later in 1908 incorporated as a city, replacing South Amboy borough. South Amboy and Perth Amboy, across the Raritan River, are collectively referred to as The Amboys. 

South Amboy is bordered by land with Sayreville to the south and west, by Perth Amboy to the north and Staten Island to the east. South Amboy has an enclave of apartments near Kohl’s in Sayreville, whose residents use a South Amboy mailing address. Notable neighborhoods in the city include: Mechanicsville, White’s Dock, and Thomas J. Dohany Homes.

As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 8,631, reflecting an increase of 718 (+9.1%) from the 7,913 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 50 (+0.6%) from the 7,863 counted in the 1990 Census.

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