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image located by Valentin Poposki, 5 April 2009
"Woodbridge Township is a Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 97,203. Its estimated population as of 2005 by the Census Bureau was 100,577, which places it as the fifth most populous municipality in the state, although the 2006 estimate has it back down to 99,208, making it the sixth most populous municipality in New Jersey.
The township of Woodbridge is named after Reverend John W. Woodbridge (1613-1691) of Newbury, Massachusetts. The Township of Woodbridge is the oldest original township in the state of New Jersey. It was settled in the early autumn of 1664 and was granted a charter on June 1, 1669 by King Charles II of England, and reincorporated on October 31, 1693. Woodbridge Township was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to form Rahway (April 19, 1858), Raritan Township (March 17, 1870, now Edison Township) and Roosevelt (April 11, 1906, now Carteret)." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodbridge_Township,_New_Jersey.
The flag can be seen on a photo in the township newsletter from Fall 2004, as it is presented to a group of soldiers: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/News/wwfall04/wwfall04.pdf.
Valentin Poposki, 5 April 2009
Some additional information and image of the flag that can be found at www.keytoons.com/FlagHistory.html.
Valentin Poposki, 10 February 2010