Bedminster, NJ. Bedminster Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey,. Bedminster was settled in about 1710 by Dutch, Germans and Scots-Irish. It was named after Bedminster, then in Somerset, England and now a suburb of Bristo. Portions of the township were taken on March 28, 1912, to form Peapack-Gladstone. The village of Pluckemin is also part of the township as is part of Pottersville. It is bordered on the north by Chester Township and on the northeast by Peapack-Gladstone. Bedminster was the corporate headquarters of AT&T Glboal Network. It was also the corporate headquarters for Verizon Wireless before it was relocated to nearby Basking Ridge in 2006.
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