Introduction to East Windsor, New Jersey
East Windsor, New Jersey, in Mercer county, is 11 miles SW of Old Bridge, New Jersey and 35 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Trenton metropolitan statistical area. About 24,919 people live in East Windsor.
East Windsor History
East Windsor was established in February of 1797 after the splitting of Windsor Township. It was officially incorporated in February of 1798. The area built its first post office in 1819. The Camden and Amboy Railroad companies started laying tracks through this area, connecting Bordentown with South Amboy in 1831. Within 2 years, passenger trains and freight cars began traveling through East Windsor.
East Windsor and nearby Attractions
- Plainsboro Museum
- Hightstown Historic District
- Zephyr Gallery
- Arts Council of Princeton
- The University Chapel
Things To Do In East Windsor
The East Windsor Township offers high class recreational facilities that include beautiful parks, picnic areas, lakes, athletic fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and jogging paths. Moreover the nearby areas of Trenton, Princeton and New Brunswick are home to a wide variety of historical, cultural and recreational events.
East Windsor Transportation
Regular flights are available from Newark International Airport.
East Windsor Higher Education
One can pursue higher studies at the Princeton University.