Passaic County Information
Clifton is situated in Passaic County, a thriving center of commerce, perfect for business and family alike. Incorporated as a city in 1917, it replaced Acquackanonk Township by referendum, an Act of the New Jersey Legislature. With a population of over 78,000, Clifton is a great place to raise a family, start a business and enjoy the good life with your neighbors.
From the Clifton Arts Center to the Statue of Liberty that’s less than 12 miles away, Clifton is just waiting for you to join them! For more information visit: http://www.northjerseychamber.
Attractions & Activities
Historic Hamilton-Van Wagoner Museum
Enjoy a walk through time when you enter this 18th century Dutch gambrel roofed homestead, once the home of the Van Wagoner and Hamilton families. Filled with items from the golden era of the home, you’ll see a way of life that no longer exists. To learn more, visit: http://www.cliftonnj.org/
Clifton Arts Center Mission Statement: The Clifton Arts Center provides an interactive environment in which the arts can thrive. It is a haven in the heart of the City where our diverse community can come together to experience and celebrate art in all its forms.
Housed in two renovated barns of the former U.S. Animal Quarantine Station, the brick barns are on the National Register of Historic Places. Home to a sculpture garden, the CAC is located in the Clifton Municipal Complex. To learn more, visit:
Statue of Liberty
Visit this icon of American freedom, less than 12 miles away from Clifton and make the climb up to check out the view of America from a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. For more information, visit: http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm
Upper Montclair Country Club
A member owned golf club, Upper Montclair Country Club is located a mere 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. Twenty seven holes of championship golf, designed by premier architects, Tillinghast and Jones, the course promises a challenging golf game for all golfers, whether new or seasoned hands with a golf club. For more information, visit: http://www.uppermontclaircountryclub.com/
Passaic County Recreation
With 37 parks available, there will be one that fit you like a glove, offering amenities from tennis to pools, hiking trails to picnic areas. For a complete list of parks,
From the State Fair to the Talent Search, Clifton has year round events for you and the whole family! For more information, visit: http://www.cliftonnj.org/Calendar/SpecialEvents.aspx
To learn more about Clifton, please visit: http://www.cliftonnj.