Colonia is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within Woodbridge Township in Middlesex County, N.J. Coined as "The Greatest County in the Land," Middlesex County is smack-dab in the middle of the state, offering up plenty of opportunities no matter what direction residents travel. Middlesex is one of the fastest growing counties in New Jersey, partially because it is a huge transportation hub for the state. Residents living in Colonia apartments for rent have easy access to major highways including the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 287, Routes 1, 9 and 130, Garden State Parkway, and State Routes 18, 27, 34, 35 and 440. According to City-Data, approximately 17,800 people call Colonia home.
It's not entirely known who the first inhabitants were or when they arrived in Middlesex, but by the 1900s, the county transitioned from a farming community to an industrial hub, which was just the beginning of a developing business climate. Although there is a rich historic background in Middlesex County, growth really started to spur during the 1950s when it became one of the state's fastest growing counties.
Whether you're looking for a perfect place to retire, raise a family or start a new life as a young professional, Colonia apartments can offer something for everyone. The prosperous business environment is just one of the reasons why people are attracted to this community. Some of the top job providers in Middlesex County include Harvard University, EMC Corp, Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Anti Phishing Working Group.
Residents in Colonia are so close to Woodbridge that they can take advantage of the many opportunities for recreation and entertainment on any day of the week. Main Street is one of the most visited attractions in the community, which hosts a variety of musical and cultural events throughout the year. Main Street is also a great locale for shopping, dining and sports for people of all ages.
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