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    Living in somerset county, NJ

    About Somerset County:

    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 townships allowing 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

    Schools in Somerset County:

    Somerset is home to 16 school districts serving grades K-12 and is also home to both Somerset Christian College and the growing Raritan Valley Community College.

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    Transit & Commuting:

    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.


    For shopping, Bridgewater Township offers a number of retail complexes, including Bridgewater Commons, a 170-store enclosed mall with a Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, 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.

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