Founded in 1677, the city of Burlington, New Jersey is known for its rich history and commitment to preserving the past. A suburb of Philadelphia, Burlington is situated south of Pennsylvania with the Delaware River forming a boundary between the two states; travelers use the Burlington-Bristol Bridge to cross from Burlington to Bristol, Pennsylvania. With museums, historic homes, and unlimited shopping options, Burlington is a city that welcomes apartment renters who love exploring exciting places.
Employment opportunities are available with several major area employers, including Virtua Memorial Hospital, Burlington Coat Factory, Masonic Home of New Jersey, and McCollister’s Transportation. Burlington is home to the headquarters of several companies, including Burlington Coat Factory, FMS Financial Corporation, and Franklin Electronic Publishers.
Apartment renting in Burlington is perfect for college students as the city is convenient to many area colleges and universities. These include Bucks County Community College, Burlington County College, Pennsylvania State University at Abington, the College of New Jersey, Rider University, La Salle University, and Arcadia University.
Of the more than 40 historic sites you can visit, there’s the first home of James Fenimore Cooper, the first recorded European settlement in New Jersey, Underground Railroad sites, and New Jersey’s oldest library in continuous operation. Stop by Burlington’s “Jersey Fresh” Farm Market for locally grown produce and fresh baked goods, or see live entertainment at the Riverfront Concert Series. There’s a store for every kind of shopper – an outlet mall, unique shops in the historic district, the original Burlington Coat Factory store, a large indoor shopping mall. With no sales tax on shoes and apparel, who says you have to choose just one? With so much to see and do, you’ll love renting your next apartment in Burlington.