Far Hills

Far Hills, NJ

Charming Far Hills is only five square miles in size, one of the smallest boroughs in Somerset County. Its ten-acre parcels that surround the village are populated with farms and estates. A quaint shopping area adjacent to the train station affords residents a choice of goods and services.

Far Hills Population: 900
Parks: J. Malcom Belcher Fairgrounds and Moorland Farms
Local Sites/Attractions: Leonard J. Buck Gardens and The US Golf Association Museum and Library

Far Hills center was originally a religious center with a farm and small church built in 1758. Until recently Far Hills was a quiet villiage consisting mainly of farms and a few residential neighborhoods. In 1882 a railway station was constructed for easy access to New York City. This allowed city dwellers to relocate to the picturesque area and commute to Manhattan.

Far Hills and the neighboring town of Bernardsville share a public library, first aid squad, fire department, community pool, athletic programs, civic organizations and schools.

Terrific location for commuters. Centered along Rt. 202 and Rt. 206, and minutes to Rt. 287 and 78.

Leonard J. Buck Gardens: www.njskylands.com/atbuckgar.htm
Far Hills Race Meeting (Steeplechase): www.farhillsrace.org
The US Golf Association Museum and Library: http://www.usgamuseum.com/

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