Montgomery Township

2261 Van Horne Road Route 206 Belle Mead, NJ 08502
908-359-8211 fax: 908-359-0970

Montgomery Township is a thriving community with a rich history, excellent schools, diverse recreation opportunities and a collective commitment to preserving open land and protecting natural resources.The community has successfully merged rural and suburban lifestyles in a cosmopolitan region. Located in the southern portion of Somerset County -- six miles from Princeton University and roughly half way between New York City and Philadelphia -- the Township is an historic 32 square mile community with an agricultural heritage. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimate approximately 22,958 people call Montgomery home.  Established in 1702 by Dutch and English Settlers, Montgomery Township continues to combine a unique convenience of location with the lifestyle features sought by residents and businesses alike. Bloomberg LP, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Bristol-Meyers Squibb and Gibraltar Rock have operations in Montgomery.

Mayor: Patricia Graham

District: 7th Congressional District - 16th Legislative District

Type of Government: Township Committee

Population: Approx. 22,958 (2008)

Land Area: 32.26 square miles

Housing Cost Range: $270,000 - $2,600,000

Property Tax Rate: District #1 - 2.455%/100 (2007)

District #2 - 2.462%/100 (2007)

School District: Montgomery Township Schools 609-466-7601

Public Schools: Elementary, Lower Middle, Upper Middle, High School

Private Schools: Elementary

Public Library: Mary Jacobs Memorial Library 609-924-7073

Cable: Comcast 888-832-4667

Gas/Electric: PSE&G 800-436-7734

Refuse Removal: Private

Water: NJ American Water Company 800-652-6987