About Hamilton, New Jersey
New Jersey's 9th largest town, Hamilton Township
is the heart of Mercer County, right next to the state capital of Trenton and adjacent to Monmouth and Burlington Counties.
Did You Know This about Hamilton?
Residents enjoying a stroll in Hamilton Township's Veteran's Park, located adjacent to RWJ Hamilton.
- 3rd Best Small City in New Jersey, CNN/Money Magazine (2012)
- "Top 100 Places to Live" #75 - CNN/ Money Magazine (2012)
- 4th Best Place to Live in New Jersey - CNN/Money Magazine (2008)
- 18th Safest City - Reported in TIME Magazine (2006)
Hamilton’s convenient location makes it an ideal place to live or pursue a job opportunity. A transportation hub, Hamilton is accessible via the New Jersey Turnpike, I-95 (Exit 7A), I-195, I-295, Hwy 130, Hwy 206, Hwy 33 and U.S. Route 1. The Hamilton Transit Center offers New Jersey Transit trains making access to New York City and Philadelphia convenient.
With a population of about 90,000 people, this bustling area has grown consistently over the past 30 years. Known for its first-class parks, Hamilton is home to the 350-acre Veteran’s Park, which is located next to RWJ Hamilton’s campus. The city is also home to the internationally-renowned Grounds For SculptureTM, a 35-acre sculpture park featuring more than 230 sculptures, gardens and other nature scenes.
RWJ Hamilton has served the greater Hamilton area since 1971 and we are proud to continue to meet the healthcare needs of our growing community. We also reach beyond Hamilton into neighboring communities. This includes towns with which we share our borders, including:
Mercer County: Lawrence, West Windsor, Robbinsville, Trenton
Burlington County: Bordentown, Chesterfield, Columbus and Mansfield
Monmouth County: Allentown and Upper Freehold