Quite a bit can be said about the Central New Jersey metropolitan area. A geographical area with mostly cultural (and not official) boundaries, it sits between the suburb of New York that North Jersey has become over the last century, and the Delaware Valley and tidelands of South Jersey. It is home to nearly three and a half million people living in several municipalities: Trenton, Edison, Woodbridge, Lakewood, Hamilton, and others, and Homes.com can help you find a home there.
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The residents of Central New Jersey metro either commute to the city of Philadelphia in the South, New York City in the North, or they find work in a variety of industries closer to home. The region is home to several giants of the telecommunications industry, with Avaya, Bell Labs, AT&T Communications, Verizon Wireless, and Vonage headquartered near the historic home of the Bell Labs Holmdel Complex where radio astronomy and several other technologies were actually invented. The region is also home to a large concentration of healthcare companies and organizations, as well as a large portion of the American pharmaceutical industry. Bolstering the area's reputation for innovation are several top-ranked colleges and universities, with Princeton and Rutgers ranking high among them. Central Jersey has a great many major shopping malls and several tourist and cultural attractions, including Six Flags Great Adventure, Monmouth Park Racetrack, Gateway National Recreation Area, Asbury Park, Freehold Raceway, the Trenton War Memorial, and several colonial sites, as well. Looking for a home in Central New Jersey might take you to the Edison Township, consistently voted one of the nation's best places to live, and named for Thomas Edison who located his laboratory in the Menlo Park part of the town.
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Your search for homes in New Jersey might also bring you to Trenton, the New Jersey state capital, and an area known for its role in the Revolutionary War and its long-standing commitment to a multi-cultural way of living. Or you might end up selecting Woodbridge Township, New Jersey's oldest, as the place to buy your new home. Regardless of which town you choose, the Central New Jersey metropolitan area, with its robust economy, rich cultural heritage, depth of history, and proximity to both the New York City and Philadelphia metro areas, is sure to make a great place for you and your loved ones to live. Or if you're not in the market to purchase a new home at this time, then be sure to start your search for New Jersey Apartments at ForRent.com today.