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Edison: The Birthplace of the Modern World

Situated 33 miles from New York City, Edison is a welcoming township in north-central New Jersey. Edison was first settled in the late 1600s and was the site of many historical events, including President George Washington's passage as he was on his way to New York City in 1789 and the skirmishes of the Revolutionary War. Today, Edison is home to over 100,000 residents, making the township the fifth most populous area in New Jersey, and boasts several opportunities when it comes to employment, recreation, dining, shopping, and entertainment. Edison is proud to boast a diverse community of residents and high-achieving public schools, making the township perfect for families. Make the move to Edison and learn why it has been mentioned in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live