The largest municipality in Middlesex County, Monroe is a 43 square-mile township in the center of the state and home to 28,000 residents. Monroe was incorporated in 1838 from portions of the South Amboy Township and was named in honor of President James Monroe. The township has a large community of retirees and pre-retirees as well. View our apartments in Monroe, NJ above.
Schools in Monroe:
Living at one of our Monroe apartments for rent means you’ll be in the Monroe Township Public School system. So, whether you have school-aged children or you work in the education industry, you’ll be in close proximity to all of the schools below.
- Applegarth Elementary School
- Barclay Brook Elementary School
- Brookside Elementary School
- Mill Lake Elementary School
- Oak Tree Elementary School
- Woodland Elementary School
- Monroe Township Middle School
- Monroe Township High School
Nearby Transit & Points of Interest:
Transit & Commuting:
Monroe is accessible via Exit 8A off of the NJ Turnpike, while Routes 32 and 33 run through the township. Various buses run through the community and offer direct service to New York City’s Port Authority. For train service, nearby Princeton Junction offers direct access to Trenton and New York City via NJ Transit’s Northeast Corridor Line.
Monroe has ample open space, including the 675-acre Thompson Park, a setting of community events, recreational facilities, hiking trails, and peaceful Manalapan Lake. For those seeking culture near their Monroe apartment, The Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission actively works to bring the arts to Monroe, including a yearly free concert series and community art exhibit. Additionally, the township is just a short drive from Freehold Mall, while nearby East Windsor offers a movie theater and an assortment of big-box retailers. Check out all of the events and activities throughout the year in Monroe, NJ!