Montgomery Township in Somerset County is a large, mostly residential area north of Princeton that is noted for its excellent school system. Residents make their homes in a variety of developments that represent many styles, ages and price points. Quiet communities are nestled close to the D&R Canal along Route 206, while other developments offer condos, townhouses and houses almost within a reasonable distance of shopping and restaurants.
Residents of Montgomery enjoy the cultural and historic amenities of neighboring Princeton, as well as commuting options to New York City and Philadelphia. A large corporate park, Carnegie Center, is but one of many businesses located in the township. Montgomery features developments such as Montgomery Woods, Montgomery Hills and Montgomery Swamp, large communities of townhomes and condos.
Residents of Montgomery have no shortage of shopping for groceries, food or goods, as a number of malls and restaurants are located up and down Route 206.
Because of its proximity to Princeton, several neighborhoods in Montgomery have a Princeton address. When searching for homes in this township, check zip code 08540 as well, which encompasses some parts of Montgomery, South Brunswick, Plainsboro and West Windsor. Montgomery residents with a Princeton address are still served by the Montgomery school and municipal systems.