Lawrence Township in Mercer County is a large, mostly residential area south of Princeton. Residents make their homes in a variety of developments that represent many styles, ages and price points. Quiet communities are nestled north of the Delaware River stretching form Hopewell to Trenton, while other developments offer condos, townhouses and houses near plentiful shopping and restaurants.

Residents of Lawrence enjoy the cultural and historic amenities of neighboring Princeton, as well as commuting options to New York City and Philadelphia. Lawrence features developments such as Lawrence Square Village and Avalon, large communities of condos, townhomes and houses.

Residents of Lawrence 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 Lawrenceville have a Princeton address. When searching for homes in this township, check zip code 08540 as well, which encompasses some parts of Lawrence, South Brunswick, Plainsboro and West Windsor. Lawrenceville residents with a Princeton address are still served by the Lawrence school and municipal systems.