Kendall Park is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within South Brunswick Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 9,339. Kendall Park is also a post office with its own ZIP code (08824) that encompasses the entire CDP, as well as some surrounding areas.
Kendall Park gets its name from its builder, Herbert Kendall, who built it as a planned community between 1956 and the early 60s. the development was built in three stages: the initial development in 1956-7 (between New Road and Sand Hill Road), the Constable development in 1959 (south of New Road), followed by the Greenbrook development (north of Sand Hill Road) a few years later. The initial development offered two styles of 3-bedroom, 1½ bath ranch-style homes, mostly built on 1/3 acre lots, typically selling for around $16,000 in 1957. The subsequent sections offered a wider selection of styles, including 4-bedroom ranches and 4-bedroom colonial-style homes. The development of Kendall Park doubled the population of South Brunswick Township and marked the beginning of its transformation from a rural farming area to a suburban bedroom community. The Hoagland-Clark House, which dates back to the late 18th century, is a remnant of the earlier era, and was identified by Preservation New Jersey as one of the most vulnerable landmarks in New Jersey.
Brunswick Acres, Cambridge, Constable, Dayton-Deans are all elementary schools located within Kendall Park that are part of the South Brunswick Public Schools.