Introduction to West Windsor, New Jersey

West Windsor, New Jersey, in Mercer county, is 8 miles NE of Trenton, New Jersey and 37 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Trenton metropolitan area.

West Windsor History

West Windsor was originally inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Indians. It was first settled by Europeans in 1634 after English captain Thomas Yong explored the area. Earlier it included parts of the Princeton Borough, Princeton Township and East Windsor. On February 21, 1798, it was incorporated as West Windsor Township.

West Windsor and nearby Attractions

  • Mercer County Park
  • Princeton University Art Museum
  • Trenton City Museum
  • Princeton Battlefield State Park
  • Albert Einstein House
  • Washington Crossing State Park

Things To Do In West Windsor

West Windsor offers several parks and athletic complexes for both its residents and visitors. You can also enjoy a day trip at the local arboretum. West Windsor also organizes the Mercer County Italian American Festival every year during the month of September.

West Windsor Transportation

The nearest major airport is Trenton Mercer Airport.

West Windsor Higher Education

Mercer County Community College, Princeton University and Rider University offer higher educational facilities.

West Windsor Almanac

County Mercer County
Standard Zip Codes8550
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.28
Approximate Longitude-74.61

West Windsor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance2.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

West Windsor Public Schools

Dutch Neck Elementary School
392 Village Road East
ZIP: 8550
(609) 716-5400
Total Enrollment 672
Maurice Hawk Elementary School
303 305 Clarksville Road
ZIP: 8550
(609) 716-5425
Total Enrollment 790
Thomas R Grover Middle School
10 Southfield Road
ZIP: 8550
(609) 716-5250
Total Enrollment 1161
Village Elementary School
601 New Village Road
ZIP: 8550
(609) 716-5200
Total Enrollment 714
West Windsor-plainsboro High School South
346 Clarksville Road
ZIP: 8550
(609) 716-5050
Total Enrollment 1602

West Windsor Private Schools

Children's House Of The Windsors
270 Village Rd E
ZIP: 8550
Total Enrollment 26
Kindercare Learning Center
1 Kinder Ct
ZIP: 8550
Total Enrollment 8
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