East Windsor

East Windsor Township, located in Mercer County on 15.745 square miles, is part of both the New York Metro Area and the Federal Communications Commission's Philadelphia Designated Market Area. As of the 2010 Census, the township's population was 27,190.

Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located completely or partially within East Windsor include Twin Rivers, Allens Station, Eilers Corner, Etra, Hickory Corner, Locust Corner, Millstone, and Washington Oak. The township completely surrounds the independent borough of Hightstown.

East Windsor is the gateway to the Princeton Region from the New Jersey Turnpike via Exit 8 and the new Route 133 Bypass. The Township's accessible location makes it an attractive choice for new residents, as well as new businesses.

East Windsor has large expanses of preserved farmland and acquired open space that contribute to the attractiveness of the Township and its country charm. Numerous Township parks, including the 160 acre Etra Lake Park, provides recreational facilities perfect for families.

The Township continues to attract high-tech corporations and has experienced a boom in retail development with many new restaurants and stores locating in the Township's Route 130 corridor.

Students in public school for kindergarten through twelfth grade attend the East Windsor Regional School District, a comprehensive public school district serving students from East Windsor Township and Hightstown Borough, along with students in grades 7 - 12 from Roosevelt Borough who attend as part of a sending/receiving relationship.Schools in the district include four K-5 elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.


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