Bridgewater Township resides in Somerset County, which is considered the hub of Central New Jersey. Its close proximity to major types of transportation, appeals to the more than 300,000 residents that call Somerset home. The mix of natural landscapes and metropolitan conveniences that Bridgewater is popular for is evident throughout the county, with its large expanses of farmland coexisting in harmony side-by-side modern shopping facilities and residential communities. Its convenient location right in the nucleus of the nationís largest urban region means that even if your new home is on acres of farmland, you have only a short trip to the amenities, expedience and culture of the city.
Another quality of Somerset County is its historic sites. As one of the countryís most deep-rooted counties, Somerset has a wealth of colonial and Revolutionary War history. Chartered on May 22, 1688, the county features numerous historic buildings, monuments and other sites that are a source of pride for residents. Locals also take care to preserve and conserve the native flora, fauna and resources of their environment. Government and independent groups and boards regularly commission plans to protect everything from a roadside monument to acres of woodland. These groups also embrace growth and change in the community and are dedicated to making sure the areaís integrity and dignity is held in tact through these modifications.
Somersetís 305 square miles includes nearly 9,000 acres of parkland which contains hiking and biking trails, swimming pools, lakes and streams, equestrian tracks and stables, golf courses, an Environmental Education Center and an abundance of untouched rural land. The County Fairgrounds hosts the annual Somerset County 4-H Fair, among other regular events. Additionally, there are 4,000 acres of farmland preserved and utilized by independent parties and families, with help from the Agriculture Development Program. Somersetís two continuing education facilities, Raritan Valley Community College and the Somerset County Vocation High School and Technical Institute are known for student success.
The diverse landscape of Somerset County reflects the sundry of people who live with a common accord in Bridgewater Township and any of the counties other 21 municipalities. The warm, friendly people, extremely low crime rate, excellent educational facilities, easily accessible transportation and mixture of historic charm and modern convenience means no matter who you are, you will enjoy calling Bridgewater Township home.
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