River Edge is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough’s population was 11,340, reflecting an increase of 394 (+3.6%) from the 10,946 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 343 (+3.2%) from the 10,603 counted in the 1990 Census.
The community was originally incorporated as the borough of Riverside by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 30, 1894, from portions of Midland Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. On December 1, 1930, the borough’s name was changed to River Edge. The borough was formed during the “Boroughitis” phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County, in which 26 boroughs were formed in the county in 1894 alone.The borough was named for its location along the Hackensack River. River Edge, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 6 miles NE of Passaic, New Jersey and 13 miles N of New York, New York.
River Edge and nearby Attractions:
New Bridge Landing
Bergen County Zoological Park
George Washington Bridge
Bergen Museum of Art & Science
Things To Do In River Edge:
The borough has several parks with gardens, picnic areas and facilities for various sports like tennis, baseball, basketball and softball. There are playgrounds for kids as well. River Edge also has a local swim club.
Town Name: River Edge
City Hall: River Edge Borough Hall
Address: 705 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge NJ 07661
Phone Number: 201-599-6300
Land Area: 1.9 square miles
Distance to NYC: 12 miles
Town Website: http://www.riveredgenj.org/
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service: United Water
Gas & Electric: P.S.E. & G.
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