Hillsborough, New Jersey is the largest municipality in Somerset County. Established in 1771, George Washington and his troops traveled from the Battle of Princeton to Morristown through Hillsborough.
A collection of small villages make up Hillsborough, each one distinct. They include Belle Mead, Blackwells Mills, Flagtown, Neshanic, and South Branch, all located around the town center of Hillsborough.
Sourland Mountain Preserve is located in Hillsborough. Sourland Mountain is 17 miles long, divided among three counties. The 3,196-acre preserve is a county-owned area of undisturbed nature. It is the perfect location for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, bouldering, and bird watching.
Located just 29 miles from Newark, 20 miles north of Trenton, and 42 miles southwest of New York City, Hillsborough rental apartments are conveniently located and close to public transit, making commuting easy. From shopping to golfing to exploring historic sites, Hillsborough has plenty to see and do, making it an ideal place to call home.