Somerset County2018-07-01T15:38:23+00:00


    Living in Somerset County, NJ

    Somerset County, located at the heart of New Jersey, offers a blend of urban, suburban and rural living. With a population of approximately 327,000 people in 305 square miles, Somerset is home to 21 official municipalities, with a number of unincorporated communities and smaller neighborhoods set within the cities and townshipsallowing for a neighborly feel while still providing the resources of a larger area.

    One of the oldest counties in the United States, Somerset was established in 1688 as a primarily agricultural community. Today, Somerset has a range of economic activity, and residents can trust in the future prosperity of Somerset County: the Somerset County Business Partnership is New Jerseys only accredited chamber of commerce. Moreover, Somerset is home to both Somerset Christian College and the growing Raritan Valley Community College. For shopping, Bridgewater Township offers a number of retail complexes, including Bridgewater Commons, a 170-store enclosed mall with a Lord & Taylor, Macys and Bloomingdales. Moreover, Somerset has a number of parks and outdoor spaces, including the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, Sourland Mountain Preserve, Colonial Park and the Raritan River Greenway. Our apartments for rent in Somerset County, NJ provide convenient access to both the suburban and rural amenities.

    By car, Somerset is reachable via I-298, I-78, US-22 and Routes 28, 202, 203, 204, 205 and 206. By train, Somerset is accessible by way of NJ Transits Morris & Essex Gladstone Branch and Raritan Valley Line. In addition, NJ Transit has several buses servicing the county.

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