West Windsor Township in Mercer County is a large, mostly residential area east 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 well in from Route 1 stretching to Trenton Road, while developments such as Canal and Colonnade Pointe offer condos, townhouses and houses almost within walking distance of shopping and restaurants.
Residents of West Windsor 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.
Princeton Junction, home to the train station that bears its name, is located in West Windsor. Residents of West Windsor have no shortage of shopping for groceries, food or goods, as a number of malls and restaurants are located up and down Route 1.
Because of its proximity to Princeton, several neighborhoods in West Windsor have a Princeton address. When searching for homes in this township, check zip code 08540 as well, which encompasses some parts of South Brunswick, Plainsboro and West Windsor. West Windsor residents with a Princeton address are still served by the West Windsor school and municipal systems.