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If you think Hunterdon County is all work and no play, think again. Where else could you travel back in time as you take a carriage ride through a scenic River Town? Stand in the very spot where George Washington camped out during the Revolutionary War? Take in Italinate and Greek Revival mansions? Get a sunset selfie in front of one of the most photographed historic sites in the State? Grab a pint at New Jersey’s oldest operating brewpub? Go for a wine tasting at one of Travel & Leisure’s Top 25 Vineyards in the U.S.? or sample chocolates from one of the Top 10 Chocalatiers in North America? With a strong infrastructure, highly educated and trained workforce, technological initiatives, proximity to major metropolitan cities, distinct rural character and historical and cultural attractions, Hunterdon County is the perfect place to live, to work and to play.
Hunterdon County has some of the most beautiful homes in the state—and the country. But it’s the County’s picturesque outdoors that includes rolling hills, forested mountains, vibrant vineyards, fresh farm markets, rivers, streams and creeks that really make it one of the most desirable places to live in the State—and the region. In fact, 41% of the total land in Hunterdon County is farmland.
Hunterdon County has a rich history that residents and County officials want to preserve for future generations. That’s why a large number of sites and districts in the County have officially been entered in the State and National Registers of Historic Places. These historic treasures include churches, farmhouses, schoolhouses, bridges, taverns, libraries and more.
The natural, historical and architectural beauty of Hunterdon County is a magnet for artists of every discipline. From photography, painting and music to ballet, poetry and performing arts, the county’s 26 municipalities are brimming with art, history and culture.
With locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, hiking, biking, 8,500 acres of county parks, quaint river towns, premier shopping amenities, and award-winning vineyards, it's no wonder Hunterdon has been nationally recognized as the healthiest county in the State 8 years in a row.
With a superior public school system, host of career academies and training centers, and easy access to many of the country’s top colleges and universities—including Princeton University, Rutgers University and Lehigh University to name a few—Hunterdon County is the perfect place to grow your family, as well as your business.
If you enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, you’re going to love Hunterdon County. With more than 20 parks, over 350 preserved farms and several family campsites—not to mention rivers, creeks and ponds for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and tubing, you may never want to step foot indoors again.