About Millville

The city of Millville started in 1801 as a new township. Originally named in the 1790's from the numerous mills and factories that were planned for the site.

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The city of Millville was incorporated as a city by an act of the state legislature in 1866 and operated under the Mayor -Council form of government until 1913. The mayor was elected by the people. In 1923, the Walsh Act was passed and the city began its present commission form of government.

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The city of Millville is committed to revitalizing its downtown. The Main Street Program builds on the city's accomplishments and jump starts a new beginning for the community. The city of Millville historically has been quite successful with its revitalization efforts. Over the past five years it has partnered with a variety of influential cultural organizations such as the Millville Development Corporation, the Riverfront Center for the Arts and many interested business owners and residents.