Situated right next to the New Jersey state capital of Trenton, Hamilton is a strategic town in New Jersey. New Jersey''''''''''''''''s eighth-largest municipality and features Steinert High School. Hamilton Township is 65 miles away from New York City and 35 miles away from Philadelphia. Hamilton is also close to most points along the Jersey Shore. By car, Hamilton is about 60 minutes from New York City and 50 minutes from Philadelphia. The train ride to New York is slightly shorter than the drive into New York while the train ride to Philadelphia is slightly longer than the drive into Philadelphia. With nearly 90,000 residents and 40 square miles (100 km2) of land, it is contains a rich mix of neighborhoods. With a bustling, modern train station and access to the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 295, Interstate 195, U.S. Route 130, U.S. Route 206, Route 33 and U.S. Route 1, it is a transportation hub.
Hamilton NJ neighborhoods include Golden Crest, Hamilton Square, Rolling Acres, Langtree, Sunset Manor, Summerhill, White Horse, Colonial Manor, Washington Square and Mercerville.