Welcome to Watchung
Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, located approximately 29 miles west of New York City
In The Neighborhood
The sophisticated suburb of Watchung, NJ, a Somerset County town just 25 miles west from Midtown Manhattan, tends to draw young families seeking a small town feel, a slice of nature, larger homes and top rated schools. This 6.2-square-mile community sweeps across two ridges of the Watchung Mountains, wedged between NJ Route 22 and Interstate 78, offers stunning vistas, winding roads, rolling hills, babbling brooks, abundant wildlife and two lakes. Watchung takes its name from the Leni Lenape Indian word meaning ''high hills”.
Watchung Township Schools
Watchung Hills Regional High School
Watchung Shopping Centers
Short Hills Mall