Organized on April 20, 1926, Watchung is a borough in Somerset County, New Jersey and covers about 6.2 square miles. Here, you’ll find abundant wildlife, green spaces, Lake Watchung, Best Lake, numerous recreational-facilities, excellent schools with a focus on technology, and more.

The Housing Market in Watchung

On this page, you can examine current trends in housing prices in Watchung, NJ, see the Walk Score® for any address in Watchung, and check out the ratings of local schools.


Fun Fact: Supposedly, “after the 1938 radio broadcast of Orson Wells’ The War of the Worlds, National Guard troops were stationed around the hills in Watchung.” And per The New York Times, “during the Revolutionary War, to a lookout point in neighboring Green Brook.”


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