Other cities in the 908 area code include: Union, Newark, Clinton, Westfield, Phillipsburg, Hackettstown, Millington, New Brunswick, Freehold, Bernardsville, Linden, Gladstone, Roselle, Washington, Perth Amboy, Fanwood, Neshanic Station, Belle Mead, Flemington, Bedminster, Milford, Lebanon, Plainfield, Toms River, Whitehouse Station, Hampton, North Brunswick, Long Branch, Metuchen, Secaucus, Highland Park, Middletown, Chester, Great Meadows, Jersey City, Blairstown, Cedar Knolls, Belvidere, Rahway, High Bridge, Long Valley, Frenchtown, Califon, Bloomsbury, Columbia, Oxford, Union City, Lakewood, Dunellen, and Piscataway.
Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 124,969, retaining its ranking as New Jersey's fourth largest city (by population). The population increased by 4,401 (3.7%) from the 120,568 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 10,566 (+9.6%) from the 110,002 counted in the 1990 Census. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 129,007, an increase of 3.2% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 210th largest in the nation. In 2008, Elizabeth was named one of "America's 50 Greenest Cities" by Popular Science magazine, the only city in New Jersey selected.
Somerville is a borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 12,098, reflecting a decline of 325 (-2.6%) from the 12,423 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 791 (+6.8%) from the 11,632 counted in the 1990 Census. It is the county seat of Somerset County. Somerville was originally formed as a town on March 25, 1863, within a portion of Bridgewater Township. Somerville was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 16, 1909, based on the results of a referendum held on May 4, 1909, at which point it was fully set off from Bridgewater Township. The borough is named for Somerset in England.
Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. At the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 21,457, reflecting an increase of 326 (+1.5%) from the 21,131 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,374 (+7.0%) from the 19,757 counted in the 1990 Census. Summit had the 16th-highest per capita income in the state as of the 2000 Census. Originally incorporated as Summit Township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1869, from portions of New Providence Township (now Berkeley Heights) and Springfield Township, Summit was reincorporated as a city on March 8, 1899. Possible derivations of Summit's name include its location atop the Second Watchung Mountain ; the Summit Lodge, the house to which jurist James Kent moved in 1837 and which stands today at 50 Kent Place Boulevard; and to a local sawmill owner who granted passage to the Morris and Essex Railroad for a route to "the summit of the Short Hills".
The 908 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 7:48 PM on May 24, 2022.