New Brunswick, New Jersey

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This article is about a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey. For the Canadian province, see New Brunswick.

New Brunswick is a city, and the county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey.


The town name is taken from Braunschweig, a prominent city and former principality in Lower Saxony, Germany.

In colonial times New Brunswick was on the King's Highway (Boston to Charleston) between the major cities of New York and Philadelphia. During the Revolutionary War it was occupied by British troops during the winter of 1776-1777. Rutgers University was founded in 1766. A large Hungarian community has grown up there in more recent years.

City Hall

New Brunswick website

City Hall
78 Bayard Street
Telephone 732-745-5007


Library website

New Brunswick Free Public Library
60 Livingston Avenue
Telephone 732-745-5108

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