Bernardsville is not only a borough of Somerset County but also an affluent suburb. It has the 10th highest per capita income in the state. A significant part of the borough falls under the National Register of Historic Places.
Bernardsville has a total area of about 33 sq. kms. and is situated at an elevated height of about 770 ft. from the ground level. The school district of Somerset hills operates a number of schools in the locality.
B. Astor is a notable person of the locality.