Welcome to Raritan Township
Featuring many sprawling communities, this area offers much value
Considered the most populous Hunterdon County municipality, Raritan Township is home to about 22,000 residents spread across several small quaint villages, including Copper Hill, Croton, Clover Hill, Three Bridges, Stanton, Voorhees Corner, and Reaville.
Equidistant to both New York and Philadelphia, this 38-square-mile area is a commuter’s haven that features an abundance of retail options and outlet shopping.
There’s a blend of townhomes and single-family residences here, many of which are newer, luxury-style models. With a history that dates back to the Revolutionary War, the township also features a charming collection of restored antique homes.
There are several parks in Raritan Township that offer a mix of walking trails, sports fields, and play areas. The Lone Cedar Park and Nature Preserve has 62 acres of open space, while Blackwell Park is a seven-acre multi-use area that is popular with locals.
What to Love
- Equidistant to both New York City and Philadelphia
- An abundance of retail and outlet shopping
- Area consists of several small quaint villages
People & Lifestyle
More than 6,000 families live in this township, and the vibe here is charming and suburban.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There are many dining, shopping, and entertainment options in Raritan Township. Many residents frequent Lone Eagle Brewing, which offers three serving bars in their tasting room and more than a dozen beers on tap.
The Diamond Nation Baseball Complex, which has both indoor facilities and outdoor turf fields, is a recreational draw while Schaefer Farms, which features a farm stand and pick-your-own opportunities, attracts a large weekend crowd.
At HealthQuest Fitness Center, members can attend group classes, swim in an indoor pool, or relax in the saunas.
Things to Do
A number of annual events fill the Raritan Township calendar. The annual Rock and Blues Festival benefits local veterans, while the Lone Eagle Brewery Oktoberfest features festive music and tastings of traditional German-style lager on tap.
There’s also a salsa festival each spring and a corn and beer festival in August. Founded in 1989, the Raritan River Music Festival enriches the community with educational, therapeutic, and cultural programs.
Raritan Township is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Hunterdon Central High School 9-12, recognized with the National Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence from the United States Department of Education in 1998 and 2002, one of a limited number of schools across the state that have been recognized on two separate occasions.