North Plainfield is a borough in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. Originally created from portions of Warren Township, North Plainfield became an independent municipality in 1885.
Residents have access to a very comprehensive schooling options in North Plainfield. The North Plainfield school district serves students grades Pre-K through 12th grade. The district also houses a comprehensive Adult High School and an Adult Community School which offers educational programs for North Plainfield and neighboring community residents.
North Plainfield, a 2.9 square mile area at the base of New Jersey’s Watchung Mountains, was originally a cluster of farms. Steady growth as a commuter center began with the extension of the Central Jersey Railroad and continued with the advent of motorized transportation. North Plainfield features strategic location, Route 22 runs through the borough, the area is located midway between New York and Pennsylvania. New Jersey Transit offers both rail and bus service from North Plainfield (just twenty-three miles from Manhattan). The borough retains many small-town qualities yet is convenient to Routes 22, 78, and 287, contemporary roads to diversified employment opportunities.
Residential Real Estate in North Plainfield includes single family homes, multi-unit dwellings, and modern apartment complexes and residents benefit from extensive borough-sponsored recreation.