Rockaway River

The Rockaway River is a tributary of the , approximately 35 mi long, in northern in the . The upper course of the river flows through a wooded mountainous valley, whereas the lower course flows through the populated New Jersey suburbs and former industrial area west of New York City.

Notable Places in the Area

is an Astronomical observatory located in . is situated 2 miles northwest of Rockaway River.

Railway station
Boonton is a NJ Transit station in , , , along the Montclair-Boonton Line. is situated 1½ miles west of Rockaway River. Photo: Adam Moss, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a cemetery in , in the U.S. state of . is situated 1½ miles west of Rockaway River.

Railway station
Towaco is a train station on New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton Line in the of Montville Township, . is situated 2½ miles northeast of Rockaway River. Photo: Mitchazenia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is an unincorporated community located within Parsippany-Troy Hills in , , United States.

is a town in . It is largely a bedroom community for people who work in , but it has a nice small-town feel to it. Photo: Adam Moss, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town in , , United States. Photo: Jared Kofsky, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Rockaway River

40.8988° or 40° 53' 55.6" north
-74.3761° or 74° 22' 34.1" west
Open Location Code
157 feet (48 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 41915554
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Rockaway
  • Cebuano: Rockaway River
  • Irish: Abhainn Rockaway
  • Venetian: Rockaway
  • Welsh: Afon Rockaway
  • Rachawak
  • Rackoway River
  • Rechawak

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