Hudson County Information

General Info

Incorporated as a township in 1843 by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature, New Bergen was formed in Hudson County. Portions of the township have been taken to add to other townships, such as Hoboken, Hudson Town and Jersey City.

With a population of just over 58,000, New Bergen is a picturesque town with residents eager to meet their new neighbors and show them the sights. Come join us for such events as the Pirate Pool Party, Halloween Pumpkin Picking Party and other city wide events and you’ll find yourself never wanting to leave! To learn more about New Bergen, visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Bergen,_New_Jersey


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In 1682, the East Jersey legislature created Bergen County out of all the land in the peninsula between Hackensack and Hudson River, and by 1693, Bergen County had been divided into two townships, Bergen in the south and Hackensack in the north. In 1838, Jersey City had been created from Bergen Township as well as Hudson County, which was formed out of the southern portion of Bergen County in 1840. When North Bergen was incorporated in 1843, it was created out of the northern portion of Bergen. By 1862, Bergen Township had been dissolved and only New Bergen was left, created by what is now north of Jersey City. To learn more, visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Bergen,_New_Jersey#Etymology

 

 


Attractions & Activities

Hudson River Waterfront Walkway

Located on the Kill van Kull and western shore of Upper New York Bay and Hudson River, this project was inspired by a New Jersey state mandated master plan to connect the municipalities from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge.
For more details, visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_River_Waterfront_Walkway

Central Park Zoo (3.2 miles from North Bergen)

Join the fun at Central Park Zoo and visit the sea lion pool, the polar circle and take a look at an actual snow leopard. There’s also a children’s zoo and a rainforest exhibit, so bring the family and spend the day having fun! To learn more, please visit: http://www.centralparkzoo.com/

Victorian Gardens at Wolloman Rink in Central Park

 

Live Performances and interactive shows are just some of the features of the Wolloman Rink. There’s roping with Cowboy Chris and so much more! To learn more, visit: http://www.victoriangardensnyc.com/

 

 


Parks and Recreation

 

With 18 parks on 280 acres of land, New Bergen has something to offer every member of the family when it comes to having fun in the park. Pack up a picnic basket and your favorite book and visit any one of them, and enjoy the day!

 

 


Events Calendar

Join us for our Safari Luau or the Free Family Movie Night! There’s always something going on in New Bergen for everyone to enjoy! For a detailed list of community events, please visit: http://www.northbergen.org/Calendar/

For more details about North Bergen, NJ please visit: http://www.northbergen.org/