About New Brunswick
New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. It is the county seat of Middlesex, and the home of Rutgers University. New Brunswick was formed by Royal charter on December 30, 1730, within other townships in Middlesex County and Somerset County and was reformed by Royal charter with the same boundaries on February 11, 1763. At the 2010 United States Census, the population of New Brunswick was 55,181. New Brunswick has a humid subtropical climate typical to New Jersey, characterized by humid, warm summers and cold winters with moderate to considerable rainfall throughout the year. Three neighboring professional venues, comprise the heart of the local theatre scene, they produce classical and modern plays and ballet. New Brunswick is the site of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum and the Rutgers University Geology Museum. New Brunswick's bar scene has been the home to many original rock bands, including some which went on to national prominence such as The Smithereens and Bon Jovi, as well as a center for local punk rock and underground music.