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Apartments in Franklin Township Somerset, NJ

About Somerset, New Jersey

Somerset is the hub of Central New Jersey. Located within Franklin Township, its rich history and wide array of beauty encompasses the charm of the North East. Somerset is a suburb of New York City with a population of about 25,000 residents. Somerset has been identified as one of the most desirable places to live, work, or locate a business in the United States. 

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Downtown Somerset

About the Town

As one of America’s oldest counties, Somerset is full of colonial and Revolutionary War history. The county was originally established on May 22, 1688, with land conveyances dating to 1651. Historic sites, monuments, and buildings are found in virtually every town, preserved for future generations.

Somerset is home to a vast network of incredible amenities including wonderful places to shop, dine, and explore. It's also very close to Rutgers University along with several other nearby universities. The distance between Somerset and New York City is 31 miles, and there are plenty of affordable ways for commuters to get to and from the city. 

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Somerset Restaurant

Dining in Somerset

Feeling hungry? Somerset will never let you down with its endless opportunities to grab a delicious meal. Whether you're looking for something casual or more upscale, Somerset has you covered. Some of the best places to stop in Somerset include Sophie's Bistro, Luca's Ristorante, Stage House Tavern, and Thai Lanna

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Biking in Somerset

Somerset Entertainment

Somerset is a wonderful family-oriented community with absolutely no shortage of activities to enjoy. There's plenty to be excited about when planning your big move to Somerset. Here's a list of the top things to do in Somerset, NJ.

  • Luxurious golf courses
  • Picnic areas for the family
  • Hiking and bicycling trails
  • Environmental education center
  • County Fairgrounds
  • Local theatre
  • Live music
  • Happy hour 

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Somerset Golf 

Somerset, NJ is the perfect place to practice your swing on the green. Just 31 miles from New York City, you'll find some of the finest golf courses the North East has to offer. 

Whether you're working on your short game, or simply wanting to enjoy a ride in the golf cart, you're bound to enjoy your time on the fairways in Somerset. 


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Somerset Universities


There are 322 colleges within 100 miles of Somerset. The nearest college is Rutgers University-New Brunswick at a distance of 2.6 miles from the center of Somerset. Whatever you decide to study, you're bound to find a high-end university that will help propel your career in close proximity to Somerset. 

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Somerset, NJ, is a wonderful location for anyone who commutes to New York City on a regular basis. If you'd rather spend your time reading on public transportation rather than driving, you're in luck!

Commuters are typically able to travel from New Jersey Transit’s Jersey Avenue Station or New Brunswick Station to New York’s Penn Station in less than an hour.

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Contact Information

Our leasing team is happy to answer any questions you have about our outstanding community. Contact us today!

L 745 Hamilton Street, Somerset, NJ 08873

W 745Hamilton.com

P (732) 545-4515

E leasing@country-classics.com

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