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    Living in hillsborough township, NJ

    About Hillsborough:

    The largest township in Somerset County, Hillsborough is a 54.7 square mile town of 39,000 residents. Ranked America’s 23rd Best Place to Live by CNN Money in 2007, Hillsborough has a unique history and makeup. Within the township lie five unincorporated villages: Belle Mead, Blackwell Mills, Flagtown, Neshanic and South Branch. View our Hillsborough apartments above and learn more about the township below.

    Schools in Hillsborough:

    The township has 6 elementary schools for students K through 4, all of which feed into Auten Road Intermediary School (5-6), Hillsborough Middle School (7-8) and Hillsborough High School (9-12).

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    Transit & Commuting:

    Located 60 minutes from both New York City and Philadelphia, each Hillsborough apartment available from Best Rent NJ offers easy access to NJ Transit’s Raritan and Somerville Train Stations. Additionally, bus service is available from nearby Somerville Township. Hillsborough is accessible from I-78 and I-287, while Routes 202 and 206 runs through the township.


    Hillsborough is home to Duke Farms, a 2,740-acre environmental showcase and learning center complete with 9 lakes, a 1.5-mile nature trail, community garden plots, and courses in horticulture and wildlife ecology. Sourland Mountain Preserve offers fantastic hiking trails as well as trails for mountain biking and bouldering. The township is actively working towards building a town center at the intersection of Route 206 and Amwell Road—a mixed-use hub connecting the different parts of this idyllic rural town. Hillsborough, NJ is a bustling county with something for everyone. Learn more about events, activities, and places of interest in Hillsborough!