The town has claimed it's title of "The Brainy Borough". The Metuchen Historic Preservation Committee wrote a booklet titled "Metuchen, The Brainy Borough" and that is how the town got it's name. Also, it is named for the Indian Chief Metuching.
Metuchen is a borough in Middlesex County, NJ.
Thomas Pond Park
Downtown Metuchen Main St.
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The residents often like to walk or jog down its tree-lined streets or one of the many beautiful parks. They have Middlesex Greenway, Dismal Swamp (it goes through Edison and South Plainfield), Thomas Pond Park and Centennial Park. There is so much to see at Dismal Swamp, you can schedule a group tour at no charge.
Metuchen Arts was established in 1967 as a subcommittee of the Recreation Commission of the Borough of Metuchen. It is to foster, promote, encourage and and celebrate the Arts in Metuchen, to enhance the quality of life and spirit of community for all of the residents of the borough. The council organizes and sponsors many exciting art, music and other cultural events throughout the year.
Metuchen is different from it's neighboring towns with it's many charming restored historic homes. It retains a historic character and timeless stability. If you like to site see and looks at older beautiful homes, Metuchen is the place.
It gives that small town feel with it's Main St. full of restaurants, cafe's and pubs. The town likes to have their annual events like parades, the arts & crafts festival and the "country" fair. It is a wonderful town and very neighborly.