Hillsborough Township Real Estate Listings and Information
Hillsborough Township is located in Somerset County, New Jersey. Communities located within Hillsborough Township include Belle Mead, Blackwells Mills, Flagtown, Neshanic, and South Branch. With a total area of 54.8 square miles, it is the largest township in Somerset County.
Hillsborough Township was formally incorporated as one of New Jersey's original 104 townships on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were later taken to form Millstone and Manville. The Township holds an important place in American history, as it served as the path General George Washington and his troops took from the Battle of Princeton to their winter encampment in Morristown.
Offering small town charm with access to everything big throughout the metropolitan area, Hillsborough Township is steadily growing in popularity. The town recently ranked among the Top 100 (#23) in the 2007 Best Places to Live edition of Money Magazine.
Highways and Mass Transit
U.S. Route 206 is the main road that passes through the Township. Main county roads that pass through include CR 514 (Amwell Road) and CR 533. I-287 is easily accessed from nearby Bridgewater and Franklin Townships and provides a main artery to points of interest throughout the state.
Hillsborough residents traveling into NYC can catch NJ Transit trains on the Raritan Valley Line or Gladstone Branch of the company’s passenger rail system. Convenient Park and Ride facilities are available and located at the crossroads of U.S. Route 206 and Amwell Road.
The Hillsborough Township School District consists of nine public schools.
Elementary schools (Kindergarten to 4th grade):
- Amsterdam Elementary School
- Hillsborough Elementary School
- Sunnymead Elementary School
- Triangle Elementary School
- Woodfern Elementary School
- Woods Road Elementary School
- Auten Road Intermediate School for grades 5 and 6
- Hillsborough Middle School for grades 7-8
- Hillsborough High School for grades 9-12
Parks and Recreation
Sourlands Mountian Preserve offers three separate trails for hiking, with gorgeous Manhattan views rewarding visitors on clear days. As part of the great Northwest Skylands region and the Sourland Mountain ridge, this 2,600-acre preserve is also an ideal spot to bird watch.
Duke Farms, formerly known as Duke Gardens, is a 2,700 acre estate originally owned by tobacco and electric energy tycoon James "Buck" Duke and later by daughter Doris Duke. Today it serves as an environmental learning center, with nature programs, bicycle tours and self-guided tours available. It remains one of the largest, privately-owned preserved natural areas in New Jersey.
Ann van Middlesworth Park allows guests to enjoy fishing, winter ice skating, picnicking facilities, gardens, playgrounds, horseshoes, two lighted basketball courts, two lighted baseball fields, and a skate park. Visitors can also observe nature in the form of ducks, geese and deer among others.
Central Jersey Airport offers small airplane rides as well as flight lessons.
Shopping and Dining
Highway 206/Amwell Road serves as the Central Business District of Hillsborough Township. There you’ll discover a variety of dining and shopping options designed to suit any taste (or taste buds.) A total of nearly 70 restaurants, pubs, cafes and catering halls each turn out terrific dishes, while unique boutique shops offer a host of distinctive products and services.
For those who seek out the big chain retailers, the Bridgewater Commons Mall is located just 6.5 miles away in neighboring Bridgewater.
Sports and Entertainment
The Somerset Valley YMCA and an assortment of local health clubs let you enjoy indoor fitness and recreation any time of the year.
Got a rainy day? Visit the Hillsborough Cinemas, a 10-screen multiplex showing the hottest movies for all ages.
Try something new through The Hillsborough Recreation Department, which offers dozens of sports programs and fun activities designed for both children and adults throughout the year.
A variety of local farms offer seasonal activities for individuals and families, including corn mazes, petting zoos and old-fashioned hayrides.
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14 Fieldhedge Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4505 $469,900 4 Beds 2 Baths 0 Sq Ft Ranch
300 Gemini Dr 2B Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4913 $279,000 2 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Townhouse
46 Bloomingdale Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-5563 $275,000 2 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Townhouse
5 Steeple Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-2920 $794,900 4 Beds 4 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
53 Chamberlain Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4084 $729,900 4 Beds 4 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
99 South Triangle Rd Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4881 $559,900 3 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Ranch
3621 Royce Ct Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-5513 $205,000 2 Beds 2 Baths 0 Sq Ft Townhouse
2 Mccoy Ct Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-7100 $737,000 4 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
21 Mc Mannus Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-2251 $619,900 4 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
73 Weston Rd Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4631 $249,900 0 Beds 0 Baths 0 Sq Ft Lot/Land
69 Farm Rd Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4456 $164,900 1 Beds 1 Baths 0 Sq Ft Other
14 Stagecoach Way Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-3139 $549,900 5 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
13 Crowel Rd Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-5248 $499,000 3 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
826 Atkinson Cir Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-3430 $999,999 5 Beds 5 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
13 Sweney Ct Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-3437 $614,900 4 Beds 4 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
8 Flemming Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-5281 $489,000 3 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Townhouse
587 Auten Rd Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-5041 $185,000 2 Beds 2 Baths 0 Sq Ft Townhouse
28 Deanna Dr Apt 58 Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4823 $138,000 1 Beds 1 Baths 0 Sq Ft Residential
6 Fisher Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-5257 $500,000 3 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
331 Homestead Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844 $349,999 3 Beds 1 Baths 1,056 Sq Ft Ranch
424 Tall Oak Ln Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-4825 $229,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Sq Ft Townhouse
370 Dutchtown Rd Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844 $1,217,800 7 Beds 5 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
370 Dutchtown-Zion Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844 $1,217,800 7 Beds 5 Baths 7,304 Sq Ft Colonial
2 Baird Dr Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-2245 $639,900 4 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft Colonial
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5 Whetherell Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844 $1,137,777 4 Beds 3 Baths 4,287 Sq Ft ColonialOpen HousesSun 1-4pm
17 Lawrence Ct Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-7059 $725,000 4 Beds 3 Baths 0 Sq Ft ColonialOpen HousesSun 1:30-4:00pm
727 Montgomery Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844 $725,000 4 Beds 4 Baths 5,320 Sq Ft ContemporaryOpen HousesSun 1-4pm
103 Van Dyke Court Hillsborough, NJ 08844 $474,900 4 Beds 3 Baths 2,243 Sq Ft ColonialOpen HousesSun 1-4pm
622 Danley Ln Hillsborough Twp., NJ 08844-3496 $375,900 3 Beds 2 Baths 0 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesSun 1-4pm
331 Homestead Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844 $349,999 3 Beds 1 Baths 1,056 Sq Ft RanchOpen HousesSun 1-4pm
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Active Market Stats
- 241 Listings For Sale
- $521,112 Average Listing Price
- $227 Average Listing Price per Square Foot
Sold Market Stats
- 41 Properties Sold