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

Mahwah is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 24,062. The name Mahwah is derived from the Lenni Lenape word "mawewi" which means "Meeting Place" or "Place Where Paths Meet".[1][2] Download high resolution version (550x719, 12 KB)Map showing Mahwah within Bergen County, NJ. Created by Charles OReilly from public-domain images at the State of New Jersey Web site. ... Download high resolution version (550x719, 12 KB)Map showing Mahwah within Bergen County, NJ. Created by Charles OReilly from public-domain images at the State of New Jersey Web site. ... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... 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. ... The Lenape or Lenni-Lenape (later named Delaware Indians by Europeans) were, in the 1600s, loosely organized bands of Native American people practicing small-scale agriculture to augment a largely mobile hunter-gatherer society in the region around the Delaware River, the lower Hudson River, and western Long Island Sound. ...


The area that is now Mahwah was originally formed as Hohokus Township on April 9, 1849, from portions of Franklin Township. On November 7, 1944, the area was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature as the Township of Mahwah, based on the results of a referendum held that day, replacing Hohokus Township. [3] Hohokus Township existed in Bergen County, New Jersey and was established in 1849 from the northern part of Franklin Township and extended from the Saddle River on the east to the western boundary of Bergen County with Passaic County and north to the New York border. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Franklin Township existed in Bergen County, New Jersey and was established in 1771 when Saddle River Township was subdivided. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 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. ...

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Geography

Franklin Turnpike in Mahwah with the Manhattan skyline 30 miles distant.
Franklin Turnpike in Mahwah with the Manhattan skyline 30 miles distant.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 67.9 km² (26.2 mi²). 67.2 km² (25.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (1.03%) is water. It is the largest municipality in Bergen County by area. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1535, 901 KB) Summary Franklin Turnpike in Mahwah, New Jersey with Manhattan skyline. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1535, 901 KB) Summary Franklin Turnpike in Mahwah, New Jersey with Manhattan skyline. ... Manhattan is a borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Mahwah is near the Ramapo Mountains and the Ramapo River. Interstate 287 passes through Mahwah, but the only point of access is at the New Jersey-New York border where 287 meets Route 17. Historic U.S. Route 202 also runs through Mahwah from Oakland, New Jersey, to Suffern, New York. Ramapo Torne in Harriman State Park, part of the Ramapo Mountains The Ramapo Mountains are a forested chain of the Appalachian mountains in northeastern New Jersey and southeastern New York in the United States. ... The Ramapo River is a tributary of the Pompton River, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long, in southern New York and northern New Jersey in the United States. ... 287 Sign Interstate 287 (abbreviated I-287) is a major interstate highway in New Jersey and New York. ... Route 17 is a 27. ... United States Highway 202 is a highway stretching from Delaware to Maine, also passing through the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. ... Map highlighting Oaklands location within Bergen County. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... The Village of Suffern, New York, viewed from the top of Nordkop Mountain Suffern is a village in Rockland County, New York, USA near the southern border of the county and the state in the Town of Ramapo. ... NY redirects here. ...


Mahwah is bordered by the towns of Upper Saddle River, Ramsey, Allendale, Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes, and Oakland in Bergen County, New Jersey; Ringwood in Passaic County, New Jersey; and Suffern in Rockland County, New York. Map highlighting Upper Saddle Rivers location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Ramseys location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Allendales location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Wyckoffs location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Franklin Lakes location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Oaklands location within Bergen County. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Map of Ringwood in Passaic County Ringwood Manor, with a mortar and part of the Hudson River Chain Ringwood is a Borough located in Passaic County, New Jersey. ... Passaic County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... The Village of Suffern, New York, viewed from the top of Nordkop Mountain Suffern is a village in Rockland County, New York, USA near the southern border of the county and the state in the Town of Ramapo. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... NY redirects here. ...


Several state and county parks are located in Mahwah, due to its large size and scenic terrain. They include Campgaw Mountain Reservation, Darlington County Park, Ramapo Mountain Reservation, and Ramapo Mountain State Forest. The Ramapo River runs through the western section of Mahwah. RayaruB 20:27, 12 April 2006 (UTC) Category: ... Scarlet Oak Pond The Ramapo Mountain Reservation is a 2,145-acre county park located in Mahwah, New Jersey in Bergen County, bordering Ringwood State Park to the north and the Ramapo Mountain State Forest to the south. ... Ramapo Mountain State Forest is a 4,200-acre state park in Bergen and Passaic Counties in New Jersey. ... The Ramapo River is a tributary of the Pompton River, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long, in southern New York and northern New Jersey in the United States. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1930 3,536
1940 3,908 10.5%
1950 4,880 24.9%
1960 7,376 51.1%
1970 10,800 46.4%
1980 12,127 12.3%
1990 17,905 47.6%
2000 24,062 34.4%
Est. 2005 24,633 [4] 2.4%
Population 1930 - 1990[5]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 24,062 people, 9,340 households, and 6,285 families residing in the township. The population density was 358.3/km² (927.9/mi²). There were 9,577 housing units at an average density of 142.6/km² (369.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 87.93% White, 2.16% African American, 0.70% Native American, 6.31% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.50% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.27% of the population. The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and 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. ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 9,340 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.01. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $79,500, and the median income for a family was $94,484. Males had a median income of $62,326 versus $42,527 for females. The per capita income for the township was $44,709. About 1.2% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over. 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

Mahwah is governed under the Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council) system of municipal government. Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a Mayor-Council government. ...


The Mayor of Mahwah is Richard J. Martel.[6] A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...


The legislative power of the municipality is exercised by a seven member Township Council. Officials are elected at non-partisan elections, held every other May, for four-year terms. Members of the Mahwah Township Council are Council President H. Lisa DiGiulio, Council Vice President John F. Roth, Samuel A. Alderisio, Roy B. Larson, Robert Hermansen, Allan Kidd, John DaPuzzo.


Federal, state and county representation

Mahwah is in the Fifth Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 40th Legislative District.[7]


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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 in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, located less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan. ... 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. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Bergen County's County Executive is Dennis McNerney (D). The executive, along with the Board of Chosen Freeholders administer all county business. Bergen County's Freeholders are Chairman Tomas J. Padilla (D, Park Ridge), Vice-Chairman Elizabeth Calabrese (D, Wallington), David L. Ganz (D, Fair Lawn), James M. Carroll (D, Demarest), Bernadette P. McPherson (D, Rutherford), Julie O'Brien (D) and Connie Wagner (D). 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 Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... 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 Calabrese has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2004. ... Map highlighting Wallingtons 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. ... 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. ... Bernadette P. McPherson has served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders since 2002. ... Map highlighting Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ...


Other countywide elected officials are Sheriff Leo McGuire (D), Surrogate Court Judge Mike Dressler (D, Cresskill) County Clerk Kathleen Donovan (R).


Politics

As of April 1, 2006, out of a 2004 Census estimated population of 24,682 in Mahwah, there were 14,204 registered voters (57.5% of the population, vs. 55.4% in all of Bergen County). Of registered voters, 1,736 (12.2% vs. 20.7% countywide) were registered as Democrats, 3,443 (24.2% vs. 19.2% countywide) were registered as Republicans and 9,019 (63.5% vs. 60.1% countywide) were registered as Undeclared. There were six voters registered to other parties.[8] April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Undeclared is a status for voters in New Jersey. ...


On the national level, Mahwah leans toward the Republican Party. In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 58% of the vote, defeating Democrat John Kerry, who received around 41%.[9] Presidential election results map. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Al Gore (born December 11, 1943) is a Vietnam Veteran and the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. ...


Highlands protection

In 2004, the New Jersey Legislature passed the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act, which regulates the New Jersey Highlands region. Mahwah was included in the highlands planning area and is subject to the rules of the act and the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council, a division of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.[14] Some of the territory in the protected region is classified as being in the highlands preservation area, and thus subject to additional rules.[15] 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 Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act is a 2004 New Jersey law aimed at protecting the development of the Highlands region of northwest New Jersey under the supervision of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. ... The New York - New Jersey Highlands is a geological formation composed primarily of precambrian igneous and metamorphic rock running from the Delaware River near Musconetcong Mountain, northeast through the Skylands region of New Jersey along the Bearfort Ridge and the Ramapo Mountains, Sterling Forest, Harriman and Bear Mountain State Parks... The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (or Highlands Council for short) was created by the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act in 2004 for the purpose of preserving the quality and quantity of the water resources of the New Jersey Highlands region. ... The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is a government agency in the U.S. state of New Jersey that is responsible for managing the states natural resources and addressing issues related to pollution. ...


Education

Public schools

The Mahwah Township Public Schools provides public education in Mahwah. Schools include: The Mahwah Township Public Schools serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Mahwah, in Bergen County, New Jersey. ...


Elementary Schools

  • Betsy Ross (K-3)
  • George Washington School (K-3)
  • Joyce Kilmer School (4-5)
  • Lenape Meadows (PreK-3)

Middle School

  • Ramapo Ridge Middle School (6-8)

High School

Mahwah High School (MHS) is the four-year comprehensive public high school serving students from Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey, as the only high school of the Mahwah Township Public Schools. ...

Private school

Higher education

Ramapo College of New Jersey Ramapo College of New Jersey is a public liberal arts college and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges located in Mahwah, New Jersey. ...

Vocational schools

  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Tax Training School
  • O'Brien's Professional Travel School

Corporate residents

Inserra Supermarkets Inc. ... ShopRite (or its full name ShopRite Supermarkets) is a retailers cooperative (co-op) chain of supermarkets in the Northeastern United States, in the states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. ... Lawrence Erlbaum Associates began as a small publisher of scholarly books in 1973. ... Stryker logo Stryker Corporation NYSE: SYK is a medical technology company with a broad range of products in orthopaedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. ...

Transportation

Interstate 287 and Route 17 merge in Mahwah, and U.S. Route 202 also passes through. The interchange for Exit 66 is unique, since all traffic wishing to use Route 17 south must merge onto 287 south, and then keep left before the split for NJ 17 and I-287. New Jersey Transit rail service to NYC, Hoboken, and Newark is available from the Mahwah station. Shortline bus service to NYC and points between is available from several locations. 287 Sign Interstate 287 (abbreviated I-287) is a major interstate highway in New Jersey and New York. ... Route 17 is a 27. ... United States Highway 202 is a highway stretching from Delaware to Maine, also passing through the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. ...


History

For 25 years Mahwah hosted the A&P Tennis Classic, a tune up for the U.S. Open tennis tournament held at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens. For the article about the U.S. Open 2006, click here. ... Bronze Statue at the USTA National Tennis Center. ... A few landmarks from two New York Worlds Fairs still stand in Flushing Meadows, including the US Steel Unisphere Flushing is a neighborhood within the borough of Queens in New York City, New York. ...


In August 1997, due to personal debt, then-Mayor David J. Dwork shot and killed himself in the town's mayoral offices. There were also unverified allegations of corruption.[10] Dwork was memorialized with a tree dedicated to him at the site of the Mahwah Public Library. David J. Dwork was Mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey from 1991-1997. ...


Mahwah is also mentioned briefly in the Bruce Springsteen song "Johnny 99." Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ...


Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Mahwah include:

Frank Chamberlin (born January 2, 1978 in Paramus, New Jersey) is an American football player who currently plays linebacker for the Houston Texans. ... Alfred Joyce Kilmer (6 December 1886 in New Brunswick, New Jersey (USA) – 30 July 1918 near Seringes, France) was an American journalist and poet; his best-known work is a poem entitled Trees (1913) which was first published in a collection entitled Trees and Other Poems in 1914. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Les Paul (born Lester William Polsfuss on June 9, 1915) is an American jazz guitarist and inventor. ...

References

  1. ^ If You're Thinking of Living in: Mahwah, The New York Times, June 2, 1991.
  2. ^ Mahwah High School Mission Statement], accessed October 9, 2006.
  3. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 81.
  4. ^ Census data for Mahwah, United States Census Bureau, accessed March 1, 2007.
  5. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, accessed March 1, 2007.
  6. ^ Mayor, accessed July 21, 2006.
  7. ^ League of Women Voters: 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, p. 60, accessed August 30, 2006.
  8. ^ "County of Bergen: Voter Statistics by Municipality, Ward & District," dated April 1, 2006.
  9. ^ 2004 Presidential Election results: Bergen County New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety: Division of Elections, dated December 13, 2004.
  10. ^ Debt Drove A Mayor To Suicide, Widow Says, The New York Times, August 26, 1997.
  11. ^ Frank Chamberlin player profile, accessed April 5, 2007.
  12. ^ Joyce Kilmer (1886 - 1918) - Author of Trees and Other Poems, accessed April 5, 2007.
  13. ^ Fredrix, Emily. "Guitarist Les Paul plays for hometown", Yahoo! News via Associated Press, May 10, 2007. Accessed May 11, 2007. "Paul, who lives in Mahwah, N.J., has donated many artifacts and memorabilia for the planned exhibit, a $3 million project expected to open in 2010."
  14. ^ Assembly Committee Substitute for Assembly, No. 2635 (PDF) pp. 15-16. New Jersey Legislature (2004-06-07). Retrieved on 2007-05-08.
  15. ^ Highlands Municipalities. NJDEP (August 23, 2005). Retrieved on 2007-05-08.

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Map highlighting Saddle Rivers location within Bergen County. ... Tenafly (pronounced ) is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map highlighting Teterboros location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Upper Saddle Rivers location within Bergen County. ... Waldwick is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ... 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. ...

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


Coordinates: 41°05′19″N, 74°08′38″W Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... Map highlighting Lyndhursts location within Bergen County. ... River Vale Township is a township located in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Rochelle Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Saddle Brooks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting South Hackensacks location within Bergen County. ... Teaneck (pronounced ) is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, and is a suburb of New York City. ... Map highlighting Washington Townships location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Wyckoffs location within Bergen County. ... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A village in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... Map highlighting Ridgefield Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Ridgewoods location within Bergen County. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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