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Located about 10 miles north
of the George Washington Bridge, Dumont offers quiet neighborhoods,
strong schools, shopping convenience, and plentiful outdoor recreational
opportunities that make it an attractive place to raise a family.
Tucked between New Milford, Bergenfield and Cresskill, Dumont
offers small-town appeal and a residential community with tree-lined
streets and low-key industrial and commercial activity. Well-preserved
older homes and new construction across a variety of architectural
styles are situated in its peaceful neighborhoods. Expanded amenities
and services and some of the finest shopping in the nation are
available in nearby Paramus.
Dumont was formed in 1894 during a period of borough redistricting
and named after Dumont Clarke, the borough's first mayor.
Dumont Median Family
Schools in Dumont are exceptional and provide education for students
in kindergarten through the twelfth grade. There are four public
schools, one Catholic school and one private alternative school
that offers virtual classes online and weekly teacher visits
to students’ homes.
• Grant School (K-5) • Lincoln
School (K-5) • Selzer School (K-8) • Dumont
High School (9-12)
• St. Mary Elementary (Pre-K-8)
Newbury Academy (9-12)
Dumont 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 Dumont to the George Washington Bridge bus
terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.
There is no train service in Dumont, 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
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.
Dumont Health Services:
Respected medical facilities and specialty services are available
in nearby towns like Tenafly and Englewood.
• Tenafly Pediatrics
• Englewood Hospital
Dumont Cultural and
The Dumont Board of Recreation Commissioners works year round
to provide activities for residents. Programs include a variety
of seasonal sports for children, summer programs and special
The Dumont parks and playgrounds system is central to its quality
of life, and includes its recently improved and most active park,
Memorial Park, as well as Berkley Park, Charlie O’Connor
Park, Columbia Park, Firefighters Park, and many others.
The Dumont Senior Center offers social and recreational activities
all week long, and summertime weekend hours to provide a respite
from the heat.
A Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Green Initiatives explores
technology, from composting to wind turbines, to educate and
engage all Dumont residents in the simple changes in everyday
routines that can make their lives and the community greener.
The Dumont Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative
Library System and offers a community center for learning, culture
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 Dumont.
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 Dumont residents.
Shopping nearby in Tenafly, Bergenfield 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 residential areas.
The latest films play at Clearview’s Bergenfield Cinema
5 one town away.
The Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, about five miles
from Dumont, is the largest mall in New Jersey, with more than
300 upscale shops and boutiques.