As New Jersey’s 9th largest community, with almost 90,000 residents, Hamilton Township offers much to those who live there. Located in central New Jersey, Hamilton enjoys a prime location that is within an hour’s drive of New York City, Philadelphia, and the Jersey Shore. Serviced by superb public transportation modes including: the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate Highways 195 and 295, U.S. Highways 130 and 206, State Highways 33 and 29, and the main line of the Northeast Corridor Rail System which includes the Hamilton Train Station!
Covering approximately 40-square miles, Hamilton is a community of neighborhoods –with over 60 public parks and playgrounds including scenic Veterans Park, renowned Sayen Gardens and acres of preserved open space. Residents enjoy numerous sports and recreational opportunities and come together throughout the year to celebrate our special community events, such as Hamilton’s annual Azalea Festival, Independence Day Fireworks and Concert celebration, SeptemberFest Community Day, Fall Harvest and Winter Wonderland.
Hamilton enjoys a deep-rooted history dating back to 1686, when it was organized as the Town of Nottingham. Hamilton is home to several historic sites that provide residents with an appreciation of its past historical significance, such as the Sayen House, Kuser Mansion and the Grafton House where visitors can both enjoy these beautiful homes and can also host special events in them, such as wedding receptions, celebrations, business meetings or special gatherings. Hamilton Township also boasts a Civil War and Native American Museum that features Civil War exhibits and Delaware Indian artifacts.
In 2012, Hamilton Township was ranked 3rd in New Jersey and 75th in the nation by CNN/Money Magazine’s ranking of the country’s best small cities.
HamiltonTownship teamed with leading edge technology companies, to build a state-of-the-art municipal call center system that offers “one call for it all” services for Hamilton’s citizens. Residents only need to use one number – 609-586- 0311-- to get information or request a government non-emergency service where they will speak to specially trained call center representatives.