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Map highlighting Ridgewood's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.

Ridgewood is a village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the village population was 24,936. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (550x719, 12 KB)Map showing Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood 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 village 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. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 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. ...


The Village of Ridgewood was created on November 20, 1894, with the same boundaries as Ridgewood Township. The Village became the municipal government while the Township remained as a school district.[1] In 1902, the village added portions of Orvil Township, which were returned to Orvil Township in 1915. In 1925, Ridgewood Village acquired area from Franklin Township (now Wyckoff). On February 9, 1971, Ridgewood Village acquired area from Washington Township. On May 28, 1974, it acquired area from Ho-Ho-Kus.[2] is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Ridgewood Township existed in Bergen County, New Jersey and was established in 1876, consisting of the easternmost third of what remained of Franklin Township, west of the Saddle River. ... Orvil Township was a township that existed in Bergen County, New Jersey, The township was created on April 20, 1885, from the western portion of Washington Township and the southern portion of Hohokus Township. ... Franklin Township existed in Bergen County, New Jersey and was established in 1771 when Saddle River Township was subdivided. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Map highlighting Washington Townships location within Bergen County. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... , Map highlighting Ho-Ho-Kus location within Bergen County. ...


Johannes Van Emburgh built the first home in Ridgewood in 1700.

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Geography

Ridgewood is located at 40°59′2″N, 74°6′52″W (40.983997, -74.114386)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 15.1 km² (5.8 mi²). 15.0 km² (5.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.86%) is water. 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. ...


Ridgewood is adjacent to eight municipalities, seven in Bergen CountyParamus, Washington Township, Ho-Ho-Kus, Waldwick, Midland Park, Wyckoff and Glen Rock — and Hawthorne in Passaic County. Bergen County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Paramus (IPA: ) is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map highlighting Washington Townships location within Bergen County. ... , Map highlighting Ho-Ho-Kus location within Bergen County. ... Waldwick is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map highlighting Midland Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Wyckoffs location within Bergen County. ... Map highlighting Glen Rocks location within Bergen County. ... Hawthorne is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. ... Bergen and Passaic counties, 1872 Passaic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 12,188
1940 14,948 22.6%
1950 17,481 16.9%
1960 25,391 45.2%
1970 27,547 8.5%
1980 25,208 -8.5%
1990 24,152 -4.2%
2000 24,936 3.2%
Est. 2006 24,639 [3] -1.2%
Population 1930 - 1990[4]

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 24,936 people, 8,603 households, and 6,779 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,662.8/km² (4,308.9/mi²). There were 8,802 housing units at an average density of 587.0/km² (1,521.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 87.82% White, 1.64% African American, 0.04% Native American, 8.67% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.78% 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 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 8,603 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.30. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the village, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $104,286, and the median income for a family was $121,848. Males had a median income of $90,422 versus $50,248 for females. The per capita income for the village was $51,658. About 1.8% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 4.3% 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

In 1970, Ridgewood recognized the need to professionalize municipal management and adopted the more modern Council-Manager plan under the Faulkner Act. Under this form, the public elects five Council Members who act as a Board of Directors. Their principal responsibility is to hire and oversee a professional Village Manager who has full executive power for all departments. 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 Council-Manager 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 Optional Municipal Charter Law or Faulkner Act provides New Jersey municipalities with a variety of models of local government. ...


The Village Council is the governing body of the Village of Ridgewood. There are five Council members who are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis. The Municipal Election for Village Council takes place on the second Tuesday in May, in even numbered years. The term of a Council member is four years. The Mayor is chosen by the Village Council every two years, after a Municipal Election. The Reorganization meeting, which is when the new Council members take office, is held on July 1st, and is when the Council selects a mayor and deputy mayor from among its members. The Mayor presides over Council meetings, but has no executive authority.


The Village Council appoints a Village Manager to oversee the day to day operations of the Village, to handle personnel, citizen inquiries and complaints, and to handle the administrative duties of the Village. The Village Council passes local laws, makes appointments to various Boards and Committees, and awards various contracts for purchases of goods and services used by the Village. They also review, amend, and adopt the annual budget for the Village prepared by the Village Manager and Chief Financial Officer.


Members of the Ridgewood Village Council are Mayor David T. Pfund, Deputy Mayor Betty G. Wiest, Jacques Harlow, Patrick A. Mancuso and Kim Ringler Shagin.[5] A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Deputy Mayor of a community is the number two official to the mayor. ...


Of 566 municipalities statewide, Ridgewood is one of only four municipalities in New Jersey formed as villages, joining Loch Arbour, Ridgefield Park and South Orange. Loch Arbour is a village located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Ridgefield Parks location within Bergen County. ... Map of South Orange Village in Essex County South Orange is a village in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Ridgewood is in the Fifth Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 40th Legislative District.[6]


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 Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Fifth Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Scott Garrett. ... Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... Bergen and Passaic counties, 1872 Passaic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The County of Sussex (also known as Sussex County) is the northernmost county 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. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is a businessman and Democratic Party politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Bob Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic Senator from 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). ...


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 New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in 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. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... 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, Rutherford). Map highlighting Cresskills location within Bergen County. ... Kathleen A. Donovan is a American Republican Party politician, who is currently serving her fourth term as County Clerk of Bergen County, New Jersey. ...


Politics

As of April 1, 2006, out of a 2004 Census estimated population of 24,916 in Ridgewood, there were 15,616 registered voters (62.7% of the population, vs. 55.4% in all of Bergen County). Of registered voters, 2,606 (16.7% vs. 20.7% countywide) were registered as Democrats, 3,584 (23.0% vs. 19.2% countywide) were registered as Republicans and 9,422 (60.3% vs. 60.1% countywide) were registered as Undeclared. There were four voters registered to other parties.[7] is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... 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, Ridgewood leans slightly toward the Democratic Party. In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 51% of the vote here, defeating Republican George W. Bush, who received around 48%.[8] Presidential election results map. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ...


Education

The Ridgewood Public Schools consist of nine public schools and two more additional school facilities, which house a BOE-run pre-school program and a private day care center: The Ridgewood Public Schools are a comprehensive public school district serving students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from suburban Ridgewood, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Pre-School

  • Glen School (Pre-School and Private Day Care Center)
  • Green Twig Pre-School and Day-Care

Elementary Schools (Grades K-5)

  • Henrietta Hawes Elementary School
  • Ira W. Travell Elementary School
  • Irwin B. Somerville Elementary School
  • Ridge Elementary School
  • Orchard Elementary School
  • Willard Elementary School

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

  • Benjamin Franklin Middle School
  • George Washington Middle School

High School

  • Ridgewood High School (Grades 9-12). Ridgewood High School athletic teams are nicknamed the Ridgewood Maroons.

According to the New Jersey Department of Education, Ridgewood is a socioeconomic J district. Ridgewood High School. ... The New Jersey Department of Education administers state and federal aid programs affecting more than 1. ...


The village also houses The Holmstead School.


Transportation

The Ridgewood station is serviced by the New Jersey Transit Main Line as well as the Bergen County Line. The station features three platforms. The first is for Main Line trains headed towards Suffern and Port Jervis. The second is for Bergen County Line trains headed in the same direction, and the third is for all trains headed east towards Hoboken Terminal. New Jersey Transit buses in Ridgewood include 144, 145, 148, 162, 163, 164, 175, 722, 746, 748 and 752.[9] Note: times are based on making all local stops. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... It has been suggested that Port Jervis Line be merged into this article or section. ... The Bergen County Line is a branch off of the New Jersey Transit Main Line line serving communities to the east of the Main Line. ... Train coming into Suffern station from nearby yard. ... Connections Buckys Taxi Parking 110 spaces Other information Services The Port Jervis Metro-North station serves the residents of that city and surrounding communities. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Transportation in New Jersey ... New Jersey Transit operates the following bus routes, almost all running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, with a few routes operating to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with a couple routes serving Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following bus routes, almost all running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, with a few routes operating to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with a couple routes serving Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following bus routes, almost all running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, with a few routes operating to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with a couple routes serving Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following bus routes, almost all running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, with a few routes operating to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with a couple routes serving Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following bus routes, almost all running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, with a few routes operating to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with a couple routes serving Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following bus routes, almost all running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, with a few routes operating to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal with a couple routes serving Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following routes within Passaic and Bergen counties. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following routes within Passaic and Bergen counties. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following routes within Passaic and Bergen counties. ... New Jersey Transit operates the following routes within Passaic and Bergen counties. ...


The southern terminus of Franklin Turnpike is in Ridgewood. Other roads that goes through Ridgewood are New Jersey Route 17 and County Route 507. Franklin Turnpike is a 10-mile long road in northern New Jersey between the parallel intersection on Route 17 in Ridgewood, New Jersey and the New York state line in Mahwah. ... Route 17 is a 27. ... County Route 507 is a county highway in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Notable residents

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The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Anne Donovan (born November 1, 1961 in Ridgewood, New Jersey) is one of the most decorated figures in womens basketball, both as a dominant player in college and as a head coach in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... Old Dominion University (ODU) is a public research university located in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. It was established in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. ... 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He currently is the head coach of the New Jersey Nets, and is currently the youngest head coach in the NBA, being slightly younger than Mike Brown of the Cleveland Cavaliers. ... ‹ The template below (Taginfo) is being considered for deletion. ... Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907–September 13, 1967) was a New York-born American journalist who ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape the Nazis. ... Marc Chagall as photographed in 1941 by Carl Van Vechten. ... Motto Travail, famille, patrie French: Unoccupied zone of Vichy France (until November 1942) Capital Vichy Capital-in-exile Sigmaringen (1944-1945) Language(s) French Religion Roman Catholic Government Dictatorship Chief of state  - 1940 — 1944 Philippe Pétain President of the Council  - 1940 — 1942 Philippe Pétain  - 1942 — 1944 Pierre Laval... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... 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References

  1. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 85.
  2. ^ Bergen County New Jersey Municipalities, Dutch Door Genealogy. Accessed March 14, 2006.
  3. ^ Census data for Ridgewood village, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 25, 2007.
  4. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network. Accessed March 1, 2007.
  5. ^ Ridgewood Village Council, Village of Ridgewood. Accessed September 10, 2006.
  6. ^ 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, New Jersey League of Women Voters, p. 63. Accessed August 30, 2006.
  7. ^ "County of Bergen: Voter Statistics by Municipality, Ward & District," Bergen County, dated April 1, 2006.
  8. ^ 2004 Presidential Election results: Bergen County New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety: Division of Elections, dated December 13, 2004.
  9. ^ New Jersey Transit Bus Schedules, New Jersey Transit. Accessed August 30, 2007.
  10. ^ Maslow, Jonathan. "An Iraqi-American's homecoming in Baghdad", Herald News, June 9, 2003. Accessed July 30, 2007. "An Iraqi-American architect from Ridgewood, Nassir had traveled halfway around the globe at great personal risk to reach his elderly mother, brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews in the wake of war."
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Villages Ridgefield Park | Ridgewood

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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).
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).
myRidgewood.com - History of Ridgewood, New Jersey (529 words)
By 1972, Ridgewood's population was over 27,500 and the mature downtown area was fully developed within its present boundaries.
Today, Ridgewood is the pride of New Jersey with its vintage homes and "main street" appeal.
Commuting proximity to New York continues to service those who rely on the big city for their livelihood yet yearn for the peace and values of a close-knit bedroom community.
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