Jamesburg Community Profile

Jamesburg is a small primarily residential and commercial community with no industry within its .9 square mile area.  It is the older and more urban core area located in the center of Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, with a population as of the 2010 census of 5,915.

Jamesburg has a strong sense of history, as seen by the large Victorian houses and old storefronts lining East and West Railroad Avenues. The famed Lakeview Mansion, the residence of Borough namesake James Buckelew, is the centerpiece of Buckelew Park, a 1.75 acre park across from Lake Manalapan. This mansion serves as the museum for Jamesburg history and the headquarters of the Jamesburg Historical Association.