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Encyclopedia > Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Map highlighting Franklin Lakes' location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.
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Map highlighting Franklin Lakes' location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.

Franklin Lakes is a borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough had a total population of 10,422. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (550x719, 12 KB)Map showing Franklin Lakes within Bergen County, NJ. Created by Charles OReilly from public-domain images at the State of New Jersey Web site. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (550x719, 12 KB)Map showing Franklin Lakes within Bergen County, NJ. Created by Charles OReilly from public-domain images at the State of New Jersey Web site. ... A Borough (sometimes spelled Boro on road signage) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of twelve forms of municipal government. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1683 Seat Hackensack Area  - Total  - Water 606 km² (234 mi²) 33 km² (13 mi²) 5. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


Franklin Lakes was formed on March 11, 1922 from portions of Franklin Township. (see "History of Bergen County" Vol. 1, pp. 365-366). 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Franklin Township existed in Bergen County, New Jersey and was established in 1771 when Saddle River Township was subdivided. ...

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Geography

Franklin Lakes is located at 41°0'38" North, 74°12'30" West (41.010433, -74.208471)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 25.5 km² (9.8 mi²). 24.5 km² (9.4 mi²) of it is land and 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.87% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 10,422 people, 3,322 households, and 2,959 families residing in the borough. The population density was 425.8/km² (1,102.5/mi²). There were 3,395 housing units at an average density of 138.7/km² (359.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 91.35% White, 0.92% African American, 0.11% Native American, 6.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 2.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 3,322 households out of which 43.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.0% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.9% were non-families. 8.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.34. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $132,373, and the median income for a family was $142,930. Males had a median income of $97,233 versus $45,588 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $59,763. 3.2% of the population and 2.6% of families were below the poverty line. 3.1% of those under the age of 18 and 6.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Local government

The Council consists of the Mayor and six Councilmembers elected at large in the Borough, all of whom are elected and take office in the manner provided by law. The terms of office of the Mayor and Councilmen commence on January 1 following their election. All council meetings are held at the Borough Hall located on DeKorte Drive.


The Mayor of Franklin Lakes is G. Thomas Donch (whose term of office ends December 31, 2006). Members of the Franklin Lakes Borough Council are Dennis J. Bonagura (2007), Michael Friscia (2008), Maura R. DeNicola (2007), Paulette Ramsey (2008), Russell Schroeder (2006) and Chuck Shotmeyer (2006). The Borough Administrator is Robert Hoffmann. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Franklin Lakes is part of New Jersey's 40th Legislative District and is in the Fifth Congressional District.


New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District, covering the northern portions of Bergen County, Passaic County and Sussex County and all of Warren County, is represented by Scott Garrett (R, Wantage Township). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Robert Menendez (D, Union City). New Jerseys Fifth Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Scott Garrett. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1683 Seat Hackensack Area  - Total  - Water 606 km² (234 mi²) 33 km² (13 mi²) 5. ... Passaic County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Sussex County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... E. Scott Garrett (born July 9, 1959 in Englewood, New Jersey) is a member of the United States House of Representatives. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Wantage Township is a township located in Sussex County, New Jersey. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is an American politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic politician from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Union City, New Jersey Spectators viewing the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks from across the Hudson River, in the terrace courtyard of the Union City Boxing Club. ...


The 40th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Henry McNamara (R, Wyckoff) and in the Assembly by Kevin J. O'Toole (R, Wayne) and David C. Russo (R, Midland Park). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map highlighting Wyckoffs location within Bergen County. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman Kevin J. OToole Kevin J. OToole (born October 5, 1964) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 40th legislative district since 2002 and from 1996-2001. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Wayne is a township located in Passaic County, New Jersey. ... Assemblyman David C. Russo David C. Russo (born October 8, 1953) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 40th legislative district since 1990. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map highlighting Midland Parks location within Bergen County. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the current Democratic Governor of the state of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Bergen County's County Executive is Dennis McNerney. The executive, along with the Board of Chosen Freeholders administer all county business. Bergen County's Freeholders are Chairwoman Bernadette P. McPherson of Rutherford, Vice-Chairman David L. Ganz of Fair Lawn, Elizabeth Calabrese of Wallington, James M. Carroll of Demarest, Tomas J. Padilla of Park Ridge, Elizabeth Randall of Westwood and Valerie Vainieri Huttle of Englewood. Bergen County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Bergen County Executive Dennis McNerney Dennis McNerney is the County Executive of Bergen County, New Jersey. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... Bernadette P. McPherson has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2002. ... Map highlighting Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ... David L. Ganz has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2003 and is Freeholder vice chairman. ... Map highlighting Fair Lawns location within Bergen County. ... Elizabeth Calabrese has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2004. ... Map highlighting Wallingtons location within Bergen County. ... James M. Carroll has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2003, having been selected to complete the Freeholder term of the seat vacated when Dennis McNerney was elected County Executive. ... Map highlighting Demarests location within Bergen County. ... Tomas J. Padilla has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2002, when he was elected by the Bergen County Democratic Committee to fill the vacated seat of Fort Lee Mayor Jack Alter. ... Map highlighting Park Ridges location within Bergen County. ... Elizabeth Randall has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2003. ... Map highlighting Westwoods location within Bergen County. ... Valerie Vainieri Huttle serves on the Beregn County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2001. ... Map highlighting Englewoods location within Bergen County. ...


Education

Students in grades K through 8 attend the Franklin Lakes Public Schools. There are three K-5 elementary schools in the district — Colonial Road School, High Mountain Road School, Woodside Avenue School — and Franklin Avenue Middle School which covers grades 6 - 8. The Franklin Lakes Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district serving students in Kindergarten through eighth grade from Franklin Lakes, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Students in grades 9 - 12 attend the schools of the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District, a regional district consisting of two four-year public high schools serving students from Franklin Lakes, Oakland and Wyckoff. Students attend either Indian Hills High School in Oakland or Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes. The Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District is a comprehensive regional district consisting of two four-year public high schools located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... High school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Map highlighting Oaklands location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Wyckoffs location within Bergen County. ... Indian Hills High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Ramapo High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Franklin Lakes, in Bergen County, New Jersey. ...


Commerce

Urban Farms Shopping Center is a major shopping area, and includes The Market Basket (a high-end gourmet food market), a bank, a Hallmark store, Golden Dynasty Chinese food restaurant, and other stores and restaurants.


Noteable residents former and present

Richard W. DeKorte (March,1936 – March 16, 1975) was a New Jersey Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Robert Lee Huff (born October 4, 1934, Morgantown, West Virginia) is a former football linebacker who played for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins after earning All-America honors at West Virginia University. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue Wrecking Crew, Big Blue, G-Men, the Gints Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner The Mara and Tisch Families General manager Ernie Accorsi Fight song None Mascot None Local radio Flagship stations: WFAN (660... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... Derek Sanderson Jeter (born June 26, 1974 in Pequannock, New Jersey) is a six-time All-Star shortstop for the New York Yankees and is the teams current captain. ... Willie Larry Randolph (born July 6, 1954 in Holly Hill, South Carolina) is the current manager of the New York Mets and was a second baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers and New York Mets... Christopher David Simms (born August 29, 1980, in Ridgewood, New Jersey) is an NFL quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the son of former New York Giants quaterback Phil Simms. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Phillip Phil Simms (born November 3, 1955 in Lebanon, Kentucky) is a former quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League, and currently a television sportscaster for the CBS network. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue Wrecking Crew, Big Blue, G-Men, the Gints Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner The Mara and Tisch Families General manager Ernie Accorsi Fight song None Mascot None Local radio Flagship stations: WFAN (660... Keith Adam Van Horn (born October 23, 1975 in Fullerton, California) is an American basketball player currently playing forward for the Dallas Mavericks. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Dallas Mavericks are a professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... Kaavya Viswanathan (born Chennai, India, ca. ...

Sources

  • "History of Bergen County, New Jersey, 1630-1923;" by "Westervelt, Frances A. (Frances Augusta), 1858-1942."
  • "Municipal Incorporations of the State of New Jersey (according to Counties)" prepared by the Division of Local Government, Department of the Treasury (New Jersey); December 1, 1958.

December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Coordinates: 41.010433° N -74.208471° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

Municipalities of Bergen County, New Jersey
(County Seat: Hackensack)
Boroughs

Allendale | Alpine | Bergenfield | Bogota | Carlstadt | Cliffside Park | Closter | Cresskill | Demarest | Dumont | East Rutherford | Edgewater | Elmwood Park | Emerson | Englewood Cliffs | Fair Lawn | Fairview | Fort Lee | Franklin Lakes | Glen Rock | Harrington Park | Hasbrouck Heights | Haworth | Hillsdale | Ho-Ho-Kus | Leonia | Little Ferry | Lodi | Maywood | Midland Park | Montvale | Moonachie | New Milford | North Arlington | Northvale | Norwood | Oakland | Old Tappan | Oradell | Palisades Park | Paramus | Park Ridge | Ramsey | Ridgefield | River Edge | Rockleigh | Rutherford | Saddle River | Tenafly | Teterboro | Upper Saddle River | Waldwick | Wallington | Westwood | Wood-Ridge | Woodcliff Lake The seal of Bergen County, New Jersey. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1683 Seat Hackensack Area  - Total  - Water 606 km² (234 mi²) 33 km² (13 mi²) 5. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Map highlighting Hackensacks location within Bergen County. ... A Borough (sometimes spelled Boro on road signage) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of twelve forms of municipal government. ... Map highlighting Allendales location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Alpines location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Bergenfields location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Bogotas location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Carlstadts location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Closters location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Cresskills location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Demarests location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Dumonts location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting East Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Edgewaters location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Elmwood Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Emersons location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Englewood Cliffs location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Fair Lawns location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Fairviews location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Fort Lees location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Glen Rocks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Harrington Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Hasbrouck Heights location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Haworths location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Hillsdales location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Ho-Ho-Kus location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Leonias location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Little Ferrys location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Lodis location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Maywoods location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Midland Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Montvales location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Moonachies location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting New Milfords location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting North Arlingtons location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Northvales location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Norwoods location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Oaklands location within Bergen County. ... Old Tappan is a borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Oradells location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Palisades Parks location within Bergen County. ... Paramus is a borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Park Ridges location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Ramseys location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Ridgefields location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting River Edges location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Rockleighs location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Saddle Rivers location within Bergen County. ... Tenafly is a borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Teterboros location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Saddle Rivers location within Bergen County. ... Waldwick is a borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Wallingtons location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Westwoods location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Wood-Ridges location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Woodcliff Lakes location within Bergen County. ...

Cities Englewood | Garfield | Hackensack
Townships Lyndhurst | Mahwah | River Vale | Rochelle Park | Saddle Brook | South Hackensack | Teaneck | Washington Township | Wyckoff
Villages Ridgefield Park | Ridgewood

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