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Summit, NJ

Est. 1710

Why Choose Summit

If you’re looking for a well-rounded community with rich history, great schools, a lively downtown atmosphere, and an easy commute to NYC, Summit may be the place for you. Situated at the top of the Watchung Mountain, Summit borders Millburn/Short Hills, Springfield, Mountainside, and Chatham Borough.

About Summit

Summit, NJ is a vibrant community of about 21,000 residents, situated 20 miles west of Manhattan, and features a bustling downtown known for its unique variety of shops, restaurants, businesses, and other services. Consistently ranked in the top 20 places to live by NJ Monthly magazine, Summit is a diverse city with the charm and feel of a small town but all of the amenities of a sprawling city. With hundreds of events, activities, recreational programs, and teams, as well as one of the top public school districts in the state, Summit is an ideal place to raise children.



Summit's commuter rail runs straight to New York. The Summit train station, in the center of the city at 40 Union Place, has New Jersey Transit service to New York Penn Station, with most direct trains scheduled to take around 40 to 50 minutes.


The Downtown Area

People come from far and wide to experience Summit's lively downtown. It is a center of activity with unique shops, destination restaurants, and entertainment venues.



The Summit schools are not only architecturally beautiful, but are rated as some of the leading schools in America. The high school has been ranked by Newsweek, The Washington Post, and The Daily Beast as one of the leading high schools in America.


Summit Listings

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