Just 15 miles southwest of Manhattan, Rahway is a 4.1 square mile city which 29,000 residents call home. Rahway is approximately 15 miles southwest of Manhattan. The history of Rahway begins with the settlements of Elizabethtown and Woodbridge. The early settlers of those places were the founders of Rahway which began as outlying acreage and plantations. View our apartments in Rahway, NJ above.
Schools in Rahway:
This Union County community is serviced by the Rahway Public School system and consists of 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Rahway High School has approximately 1,200 students and features an award-winning performing and fine arts program.
Nearby Transit & Points of Interest:
Transit & Commuting:
Whether you’re commuting to or from our Rahway, NJ apartments, there are a variety of options to get you to where you need to be. Rahway Train Station is serviced by NJ Transit’s Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Lines, connecting the city to New York City, Trenton, and the New Jersey Shore. In addition, NJ Transits 62 and 115 bus stops in Rahway. Routes 1/9 run through the community, while Route 27, the NJ Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway are just minutes away.
Rahway has a growing downtown, anchored by its recently renovated train station, and complete with an assortment of retail and dining options. Moreover, the city has an up-and-coming Arts District, home to the Rahway Arts Guild and to Union County Arts Center, which operated as a vaudeville theater in the 1920s and today serves as a performance and community space. For a look into Rahway’s past, residents of our Rahway apartments for rent can visit Merchant and Drovers Tavern Museum, once a 19th-century tavern and hotel, and today home to the city’s museum.
Meanwhile, nature lovers can head out to any of the city’s 10 parks, including the peaceful Rahway River Park and Milton River Lake. Rahway is also home to the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway, a 265-bed acute care facility. Check out all of the events and activities going on in Rahway, NJ!