Raritan Borough NJ Real Estate & Community Information

Raritan Borough NJ Real Estate & Community Information

Raritan Borough Real Estate And Community Information

 

Known as “a friendly town of friendly people”, Raritan Borough is a great spot for homebuyers in Somerset County. This community of around 6,880 people offers many great amenities. Nationally recognized local schools, beautiful community parks, great transportation network, and more are all found in Raritan. History is alive in Raritan and can be seen in the charming, old-fashioned downtown area. This highly walkable area offers great local restaurants, stores, and amenities.  

 

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Parks and Recreation in Raritan Borough

 

Raritan Borough’s Recreation Commission maintains beautiful community parks throughout the community. These parks allow residents to stay active and enjoy time in the great outdoors. Frelinghuysen Park (Sherman Avenue) and Basilone Park (Woodmere Street) are the two largest parks in town. Both have community pools, playground equipment, athletic courts, trails, and more. Located just over the Raritan River in Hillsborough Township, Duke Farms (1112 Dukes Parkway West) has over 1,000 acres dedicated to preserving and sustaining the natural environment of the area. It is the perfect spot to explore and view local wildlife.



Education in Raritan Borough, NJ

One of the top ranked school districts in the entire state, Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District educates Raritan Borough students, as well as students in neighboring Bridgewater Township. There are 7 kindergarten through 4th grade elementary schools within the district, including Adamsville Primary School (400 Union Avenue, Bridgewater), Bradley Gardens Primary School (148 Pine Street, Bridgewater), Crim Primary School (1300 Crim Road, Bridgewater), Hamilton Primary School (9 Hamilton Lane, Basking Ridge), John F. Kennedy Primary School (255 Woodmere Street, Raritan), Milltown Primary School (611 Milltown Road, Bridgewater), and Van Holten Primary School (360 Van Holten Road, Bridgewater). Students in grades 5th through 6th attend either Eisenhower Intermediate School (791 Eisenhower Avenue, Bridgewater) or Hillside Intermediate School (844 Brown Road, Bridgewater). The district’s secondary schools are Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School (128 Merriwood Road, Bridgewater), for students in 7th and 8th, and Bridgewater-Raritan High School (600 Garretson Road, Bridgewater), for those in 9th through 12th grade.



Health and Transportation in Raritan Borough, NJ

There are many excellent medical facilities within and near Raritan Borough. Residents enjoy the convenience of having family medicine clinics and urgent care facilities, such as Hunterdon Healthcare Urgent Care (45 U.S. 206), right in the borough. The closest comprehensive hospital is RWJ University Hospital Somerset (110 Rehill Avenue, Somerville) is the closest comprehensive hospital. It offers full inpatient and outpatient care and 24 hour emergency services.


With U.S. Routes 202 and 206 both running through Raritan Borough, it is easy to travel anywhere in Somerset County or beyond. Raritan Station (between Thompson & Anderson Streets) offers residents rail service via NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Line, which runs all the way to Newark Penn Station. Located less than 35 miles away, Newark Liberty International Airport (3 Brewster Road, Newark) offers domestic and international flights daily for those needing to travel beyond the region.

Contact Information

Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider
Keller Williams Towne Square Realty
222 Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge NJ 07920
908-502-7888
Alan: 908-415-1557 Michelle: 908-872-7266