Cranbury Township is located in Middlesex County. It has a population of around 4,000 people and is one of the oldest towns in New Jersey. If you are any sort of history buff, you will get quite a kick out of Cranbury.
It was first incorporated as a township on March 7, 1872 and is most well known for being George Washington’s headquarters while planning the Battle of Monmouth during the Revolutionary War. Alexander Hamilton even paid a visit during the battle planning.
For those wanting to take in the history of this adorable town, Main Street and the surrounding area is the place to check out. This designated Historic District offers walking tours throughout the year where visitors can check out all the special spots with historical significance. The Cranbury Museum is also chock full of historical artifacts and displays.
Families looking to relocate to Cranbury will be happy to know that the town is home to a National Blue-Ribbon School, Cranbury School. This elementary school offers pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Students then move on to Princeton High School in Princeton. Cranbury is also home to The Cranbury Public Library which offers many classes and activities for kids and adults of all ages.
If location and commute is a priority for you, several major roads and highways pass through town, including a 4-mile section of the NJ Turnpike (I-95) via Exit 8 and Exit 8A. Convenience does not sacrifice scenery, that’s for sure. Cranbury has a beautiful country, rural feel while having all the perks of suburban living. Its countryside is especially known in the Fall, where many postcard shots have been taken in the hills and valleys of Cranbury showcasing the many changing colors of the forest trees.
Cranbury is an excellent choice for any family looking to put down roots in New Jersey. Let us help you with your home buying process.