Introduction to Princeton, New Jersey
Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer county, is 10 miles NE of Trenton, New Jersey and 37 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Trenton metropolitan area. Princeton has a population of 14,203.
Initially, Princeton was a part of the township of Montgomery in Somerset County, and the township of West Windsor in Middlesex County. It was incorporated on April 9, 1838. Princeton is the academic home to many renowned scientists such as Albert Einstein and Kurt Gödel.
Princeton and nearby Attractions
- Princeton Battlefield Park
- Delaware & Raritan Canal Park
- Hopewell Museum
- Rocky Top Dog Park
- Albert Einstein House
- Old Barracks Museum
Things To Do In Princeton
There are many historical sites in Princeton where you can spend your leisure hours. The town has art galleries, museums and antique shops. In addition, Princeton organizes several recreational programs and events throughout the year.
Air transportation is available from Trenton Mercer Airport.
Princeton Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are provided at Princeton University, Mercer County Community College, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Thomas Edison State College and many other colleges and universities.