Bergen County2019-01-24T16:32:04+00:00

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    Living in Bergen County, NJ

    About Bergen County:

    Bergen County, with its rich history, proximity to New York City, and range of educational facilities, has become a popular place for New Jersey residents to call home. Today, Bergen is the most populous county in New Jersey, with approximately 895,000 people in its 247 square-mile region. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area and is ranked 16th among the highest income counties in the United States, in terms of per capita income.

    Schools in Bergen County:

    Bergen offers approximately 70 public and private high schools and is home to Bergen Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Felician College, Eastwick College and Ramapo College of New Jersey, among others.

    Nearby Transit & Points of Interest:

    Transit & Commuting:

    The New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway both run through Bergen County; the Turnpike ends in Fort Lee. Other roads running through the county include I-80, I-287, US-46, US-202, and US-9. Train coverage in Bergen County is provided by NJ Transits Bergen County Line, Main Line, and Pascack Valley Line. In addition, a number of NJ Transit buses service the county.

    Attractions:

    Bergens 70 municipalities offer a great diversity of sights and amenities. As the home of East Rutherfords Meadowlands Sports Complex, Bergen hosts concerts, races and NBA and NFL games. In addition, Bergen has a range of cultural and historical sites, including the Bergen Museum of Art and Science, the Meadowlands Environment Center, and the New Jersey Naval Museum. For shopping, Bergen is unparalleled: from East Rutherfords Xanadu to Hackensacks Shops at Riverside to the 300+ stores found at Paramuss Westfield Garden State Plaza, Bergen County offers shopping to fit any budget. And for anyone seeking a wider range of shopping and entertainment options, New York City is right across the Hudson River.

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