The fourth largest city in New Jersey, Elizabeth is an 11.7 square mile town of approximately 126,000 residents located in Union County. Named America’s 45th Greenest City by Popular Science Magazine, this environmentally conscious community also has a rich history. The first capital of New Jersey, Elizabeth has 8 distinct neighborhoods, each with its own history and character—from Elizabethport, the city’s oldest neighborhood, to Peterstown, home to Elizabeth’s historic Union Square. View all of the apartments in Elizabeth, NJ above.
Schools in Elizabeth:
The township is home to dozens of public schools and operates its high schools as magnet schools: in addition to the main Elizabeth High School building, Elizabeth has a College Preparatory Academy, Arts Academy, Technology Academy, Leadership Academy and Career and Technical Academy—all of which are part of the public school system.
Nearby Transit & Points of Interest:
Transit & Commuting:
Just minutes from Newark Airport, Elizabeth has two train stations, Elizabeth Station and North Elizabeth Station—both serviced by NJ Transit’s Northeast Corridor Line and North Jersey Coastline. Our Elizabeth, NJ apartments are perfect for commuting. Conveniently located off of both the NJ Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, Elizabeth is also accessible via Interstate 78 and Routes 1, 22, 27, 28 and 82.
Elizabeth has many shopping options, including Jersey Gardens Mall, New Jersey’s largest outlet mall, which offers a variety of discount shopping opportunities. It also hosts the Jersey Gardens Movie Theater, one of the largest theaters in the Northeast. Elizabeth is also full of rich history and there are many historical tours and monuments that allow visitors to learn about that history. Boxwood Hall was the home of Elias Boudinot, who was the President of the Continental Congress and signed the peace treaty with Great Britain at the end of the Revolution. There is no shortage of activities in Elizabeth, NJ!