Come See for Yourself!

Downtown Visitors Guide


Things to Do Downtown

Plenty to Do, Plenty to See!

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Steeped in History

Main Street goes Way Back!

Historic Courthouse & Green

An architectural gem listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The focal point is the white Alabama marble courthouse designed by nationally regarded architect, James Reilly Gordon.

English Country Church

Noted work of architect William Appleton Potter.

Marble Fountain

On the corner of Grove and Main Streets is the stately marble fountain commissioned by Aileen Lord in honor of her deceased brother and designed by John Russell Pope, a graduate of the Ecole de Beaux Arts and the architect of Sloan House (The USGA Museum in Far Hills) and the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C.

Somerville Borough Hall

At the western end of Main Street, this beautiful building was once the private residence of the Daniel Robert family and was designed as a copy of the Lyndhurst house by Alexander Jackson Davis.

United Reformed Church

Designed by Oscar Teal in the Richardsonian tradition, this magnificent church once housed the largest stained glass window in New Jersey. The Talmage window on the east side of the church depicts the resurrection of Christ on Easter morning. The round window, called the Good Shepherd Window, was designed by H.B. Hankinson of Tiffany & Co.

Virtual History Visits

Public Art & Placemaking


Somerville is located in Central New Jersey in Somerset County. It is easily reached by car, bus or train.


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Somerville is easily accessible from many major NJ highways including Routes 22, 28, 202, 206, 78 and 287.
Visit for exact driving directions.

Take the Bus

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Somerville is served by several New Jersey Transit bus lines and Somerset County transportation services.


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For Somerset County SCOOT/DASH information visit


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Somerville is served by New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley Line, which serves NYC, Newark, Westfield, Somerville, High Bridge, and intermediate points. The Somerville train station is one block from Downtown Somerville.

For New Jersey Transit information visit or call 800-772-2222.


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The best parking choice for you depends on how long you plan to visit with us.
Parking 1 Hour

1-3 hours

For shorter visits, we recommend the metered, on-street parking for easy access!
+ Payment Accepted: Coins, Credit Card
+ Minimum Park Time: 3 minutes
+ Credit Card Minimum: 1 hour.
+ Maximum Stay: 3 Hours
+ Rate: $1.00/hour.
Parking 3 Hour

3+ hours

For longer visits, we recommend using the 4 primary municipal parking. All are enforced Monday-Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm, save lot 7, which is free on Saturdays.
+ Payment Accepted: Coins, Bills, Credit Card.
+ Minimum Park Time: 15 minutes
+ Credit Card Minimum: 1 hour.
Maximum Stay: Pre-Paid, You decide!
+ Rates: $.50- $1.00/hour
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Beyond Downtown

Visit Somerset County

Somerset county extends far beyond Downtown Somerville, and there is so much to explore! With tons of historical locations, plenty of parks and open space, the state’s best medi-spas, and some of New Jersey’s top-rated farm-to-table restaurants, Somerset County is among the Northeast’s most exciting places to visit.
Love it? Live it!

Settle Downtown

Thinking of making Somerville your permanent home? We have a space for you! Select a space you like to inquire further.
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