Introduction to East Brunswick, New Jersey
East Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex county, is 2 miles W of Old Bridge, New Jersey and 24 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area. East Brunswick contains a population of approximately 46,756.
East Brunswick History
This region was originally occupied by the Native American tribe of Lenape. Modern settlers arrived around 1600. The area of East Brunswick as we know it was incorporated in 1860. It began growing rapidly from the 1930s with road construction and large scale housing taking place in the area.
East Brunswick and nearby Attractions
- Middlesex County Fairgrounds
- Halls Corners
- Tamarack County Golf Course
- Jamesburg County Park Conservation Area
- East Brunswick Museum Corporation
Things To Do In East Brunswick
The town has more than 50 acres of open spaces and parkland, which provide for a wide array of recreational activities. The parks have facilities for playing basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer and roller skating. Furthermore, one can visit the lakes, nature trails and rivers where to indulge in fishing, swimming and boating.
East Brunswick Transportation
Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.
East Brunswick Higher Education
The Middlesex County College is the local institution for higher education.