Mercer County2019-01-24T23:25:30-04:00

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    Living in Mercer County, NJ

    About Mercer County:

    Mercer County, located in the center of the state, is the capital county of New Jersey. With 365,000 residents in its 229 square miles, Mercer offers a diversity of communities, from the small-town charm of Lawrenceville and the history and culture of Princeton to the big-city bustle of Trenton.

    Schools in Mercer County:

    Mercer is home to a number of colleges and universities, including Princeton University, The College of New Jersey, Rider University and Thomas Edison State College. In addition, Mercers own County Community College has branches in West Windsor and Trenton and offers affordable higher education to county residents.

    Nearby Transit & Points of Interest:

    Transit & Commuting:

    Mercer has strong transportation infrastructure, and its rail system presents far-reaching access: NJ Transits Northeast Corridor Line stops at Princeton Junction, Hamilton, and Trenton, while SEPTA and Amtrak both provide service from Trenton to locations around the Northeast. The New Jersey Turnpike, I-195, I-295, US-1, US-130, and US-206 all pass through the county, along with routes 27, 29, 31, 33, 129 and 133. In addition, Mercer is home to the Trenton-Mercer Airport.

    Attractions:

    Mercer has a dedication to open space, as seen in parks such as Herrontown Woods Arboretum, Mercer County Park, and Baldpate Mountain, which offers over 12 miles of hiking and riding trails. For shopping, Mercer boasts Lawrenceville’s Quaker Bridge Mall, with over 120 retail stores, and Forrestal Village, a mixed-use complex in Princeton. Our apartments for rent in Mercer County, NJ offer convenient access to some of the state’s most scenic parks and the best shopping in the state.

    Find Apartments in Mercer County, NJ:

    Ewing, NJ

    Lawrenceville, NJ

    West Windsor, NJ