Iselin, Woodbridge, NJ, is a suburb of Woodbridge, New Jersey, located in Middlesex County. It is located on US Route 1 across from the Woodbridge Center shopping mall and near Metropark station.
Iselin, Woodbridge, NJ has a population of about 40,000 people in 2010, though it is close to 100,000 for all of Woodbridge Township.
There are many apartment complexes, townhomes, and single-family homes in Iselin. It is a diverse community with Asians making up the largest percentage of residents.
Iselin, Woodbridge, NJ is home to several businesses including many restaurants on US Route 1 which includes North End Pizza & Deli Italian Restaurant, Ichiban Sushi and Hibachi, and many others. Iselin is also home to a courthouse of Middlesex County. Some of the other businesses in the area include banks and law offices.
Located near Iselin, Woodbridge, NJ is Metropark train station which provides a link to New York City through the Northeast Corridor Line of Amtrak. It also has a stop on the North Jersey Coast Line for commuters taking trains from Metropark station to New York or points south such as Asbury Park and Atlantic City.
Iselin, Woodbridge, NJ has a library and multiple parks in the area including Laurel Park and Campbell’s Field. There is also a reservoir called Spicertown Reservoir which provides walking trails and other recreational activities.
Many people visit Iselin, Woodbridge, NJ because of its location and availability of public transportation. It is a great community and offers many opportunities for people to visit and explore what it has to offer.
There are two parks in Iselin, Woodbridge. Coopers Avenue Park and Kennedy Park Playground.
The Coopers Avenue park has a playground for children, soccer fields, basketball courts and baseball diamonds. There are also several trails that are used for walking dogs or running. The recreation building hosts various activities throughout the year including dance classes for all ages. The park is located on Cooper Ave. in Iselin between Woodbridge Rd. and Route One.
Another park in Iselin, Woodbridge is Kennedy Park playground. This park also has a playground for children to play on. There are trails surrounding the park that is used for running or dog walking purposes.
There are several schools in Iselin that serve the community.
Oak Tree Road School # 29 is a Pre K – 5 elementary school for kids to go and learn. It also offers after-school programs for additional enrichment in sports, music or academics.
Iselin Middle School is for students in 6th – 8th grade. It has an award-winning robotics team, athletic teams for soccer and basketball, band and string orchestra programs. It also offers after school activities like Battle of the Books and Math Counts.
Indiana Avenue School # 18 offers a Pre K – 5 education to kids in Iselin, Woodbridge. It also has after school programs where students can participate in sports, music or academics.
Kennedy Park School # 24 is the newest elementary school in Iselin, Woodbridge. They offer an education to Pre K – 5 students where they are able to learn what it takes to be successful in their own future.
Robert Mascenik School # 26 is a Pre K – 5 elementary school located in Iselin, Woodbridge.