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Located about 10 miles north
of the George Washington Bridge, Bergenfield offers a blend of
quiet neighborhoods, excellent schools, convenient shopping,
and outdoor recreational opportunities that make it a popular
place to raise a family.
Surrounded by Tenafly, Dumont, Cresskill, and New Milford, Bergenfield
offers an expansive residential community and limited commercial
activity. Well-maintained older homes and newer construction
in a range of architectural styles are situated in its quiet
neighborhoods. Expanded amenities and services and some of the
country’s finest shopping are available in nearby Paramus.
Formed as a borough in 1894 by Dutch settlers, Bergenfield experienced
dramatic growth spurts in the 1930s and 1950s, expanding its
appeal as a culturally diverse and amenity-rich borough, including
a substantial Filipino community.
Bergenfield Median Family
Schools in Bergenfield provide education for students in kindergarten
through the twelfth grade. There are five public elementary schools
and one public high school, one Catholic school, and one Montessori
Bergenfield High School produces its own television station available
to all Cablevision customers and boasts an acclaimed 196-member
• Franklin School (K-5)
• Jefferson School (K-5)
• Lincoln School (K-5)
• Hoover School (K-5)
• Washington School (K-5)
• Roy Brown Middle School (6-8)
• Bergenfield High School (9-12)
• St. John The Evangelist School (Pre-K-8)
• Montessori Early Learning Center (Pre-K-K)
Bergenfield Transportation and Commute:
Bergenfield is commuter friendly, with proximity to Route 9W and the Palisades
Interstate Parkway that gives residents easy access to New York City.
New Jersey Transit bus service and private bus company service is available from
Bergenfield to the George Washington Bridge bus terminal and the Port Authority
Bus Terminal in Manhattan.
There is no train service in Bergenfield, but trains are available in nearby
River Edge and Hackensack, which offer park and ride stations. Trains ride to
Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station
to New York Penn Station.
Ferry service to Manhattan is available from New York Waterway in Edgewater.
Newark Liberty International Airport and La Guardia Airport are about a 45 minutes’ drive
away, and JFK International Airport is about one hour away by car.
Bergenfield Health Services:
Respected medical facilities and specialty services are available
in nearby towns like Tenafly and Englewood.
• Tenafly Pediatrics
• Englewood Hospital
Bergenfield Cultural and Recreational Resources:
The Bergenfield Recreation Center, Bergenfield Senior Center, Bergenfield Community
Center and Bergenfield Swim Club offer activities for residents of all ages.
Programs include a variety of seasonal sports for children, summer programs and
Bergenfield boasts 17 parks and playgrounds including Cooper Park, Cooper Pond,
Hickory Park and others.
The Bergenfield Museum houses the Tunis R. Cooper property, a historic landmark
situated on Cooper Pond.
The Bergenfield Free Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative
Library System and offers a community center for learning, culture and entertainment.
The Jewish Community Center (JCC) in nearby Tenafly is one of the largest in
Bergen County, with sports indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and spaces for
cultural events and community recreational activities in a state-of-the-art building
about a 10-minute drive from Bergenfield.
The nearby Demarest Nature Center, Closter Nature Center and Tenafly Nature Center
offer woods, ponds, brooks, meadows, and forests are available to explore, and
educational and environmental programs are offered, along with a summer program
for young people.
Nearby country clubs and golf courses are available for membership to Bergenfield
Shopping in downtown Bergenfield and in nearby Tenafly and Cresskill
includes stores for everyday needs, from supermarkets to auto
repair, as well as specialty shops like boutiques, all located
in the business districts separate from quiet residential areas.
New movies play at Clearview’s Bergenfield Cinema 5 one
town away and at the Loews Cineplex in Paramus at the intersections
of Route 4 and Route 17.
The Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, about five miles
from Bergenfield, is the largest mall in the state, with more
than 300 upscale shops and boutiques.