Middlesex County, Historical and Convenient
Located in Central New Jersey, minutes from Port Elizabeth and half-way between New York and Philadelphia, Middlesex County is historical and convenient. It consists of 25 unique communities including historic Cranbury Township.
Major north/south rail and roadways pass through Middlesex County. The New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, Interstate 287 and U.S. Routes 1 and 9 intersect within its borders and create easy local commutes. Newark Liberty International Airport serves Middlesex County and accommodates worldwide travel.
The County is known for its award-winning schools, including Middlesex County College and the Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (MCASMET). Started in 1914, MCASMET is part of the first Vocational-Technical school system in the nation and is ranked among the best.
Middlesex is home to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the Plainsboro campus of Princeton University. In 1869, Rutgers and Princeton played the first intercollegiate football game in the United States in New Brunswick.
The median age of those living in Middlesex County is under 40 and there is a wide range of indoor and outdoor living to engage them. Cuisine from New American to Japanese and many cultures laying between can be found here along with live theatre, a strong parks system, jogging paths, hiking trails, and a family skating rink.