Introduction to Middlesex, New Jersey
Middlesex, New Jersey, in Middlesex county, is 5 miles NW of Edison, New Jersey and 20 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area. Middlesex has a population of 13,717.
Until 1913, Middlesex was a part of the Piscataway Township. It was incorporated as a borough on April 9, 1913. It was named after Middlesex, England. George Harris was the first mayor of Middlesex.
Middlesex and nearby Attractions
- Hungarian Heritage Center
- Zimmerli Art Museum
- Middlesex County Museum
- Buccleuch Mansion
- New Jersey Museum of Agriculture
- Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
Things To Do In Middlesex
Middlesex offers numerous scenic landscapes and ski resorts. It also includes sports facilities, movie theaters, amusement parks and restaurants. The Recreation Department of Middlesex organizes a number of special events throughout the year.
Flights are available from the Newark Liberty International Airport.
Middlesex Higher Education
The residents of Middlesex have opportunities for higher studies at Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Raritan Valley Community College and Kean University.