[3] At the time, the town included everything east of the Hackensack River and north of and including what is now Jersey City Heights.[35][36]. "Drawing the line: Talking with the blogger behind "Where is the Line Between North & South Jersey? [106], On September 11, 2012, North Bergen's Superintendent of the Department of Public Works James Wiley pleaded guilty to one count of second degree conspiracy to commit official misconduct. There were 23,912 housing units at an average density of 4,657.8 per square mile (1,798.4/km2). [125], In the 2012 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 78.1% of the vote (15,600 cast), ahead of Republican Mitt Romney with 21.1% (4,209 votes), and other candidates with 0.8% (164 votes), among the 20,134 ballots cast by the township's 32,627 registered voters (161 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 61.7%. The town was founded in 1843. DeGise. Lines terminating at Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan are the 121, 125, 127, 128, 154, 156, 158, 159, 165, 166, 168, 320 routes. History. The population density was 11,179.6 people per square mile (4,313.4/km2). Frank Gargiulo (Commissioner of Public Works[96]), [160][161][162], Jitney commuter buses operate along Bergenline Avenue, providing service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal, the George Washington Bridge Bus Station, the Newport Centre and other local destinations. Many residents are part of the wave of Spanish language speakers which had begun in the 1960s with Cuban émigrés, leading to the nickname, Havana on the Hudson. Area Code Database Get all Area Codes and NXX data for North America. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) service is available at the Tonnelle Avenue station[157] and Bergenline Avenue station (in Union City)[158] to points in Weehawken, Hoboken, Jersey City and Bayonne. Census Bureau map of North Bergen, New Jersey. [71], The town has seven cemeteries, more than any other town in the county, including some, such as Weehawken Cemetery and Hoboken Cemetery, that were at one time designated for other towns. [23][24][25] and where a Dutch trading post was established after the Peach Tree War. Battle fields, camps, skirmish sites, and headquarters can be found near Morristown and north in the Preakness Valley. [27] At the time, the area of North Bergen was heavily forested, traversed by paths used by the indigenous and colonizing population and became known as Bergen Woods, a name recalled in today's neighborhood of Bergenwood. [150][151], North Bergen had been the location of High Tech High School, a county magnet school for ninth through twelfth grades. Phone: 201-336-7275 Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! North Bergen has diverse geological features. It may also date back to the Civil War era. In the late 2000s, North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, Guttenberg, and West New York came to be dubbed collectively as "NoHu", a North Hudson haven for local performing and fine artists, many of whom are immigrants from Latin America and other countries, in part due to lower housing costs compared to those in nearby art havens such as Hoboken, Jersey City and Manhattan.[168]. At their foot in the Meadowlands, the Erie, the New York, Susquehanna and Western and the West Shore railroads ran right-of-ways to their terminals on the Hudson, the last building its tunnel through Bergen Hill at North Bergen. Sports allegiances are often divided between the northern and southern portions of the state. Although Hudson was British, he worked for the Netherlands, so he claimed the land for the Dutch as part of the provincial colony of New Netherland,[8] with original settlements were centered on Bergen (today's Hudson County). Residential districts along and between the two boulevards were developed. For every 100 females, the population had 94.4 males. Further north, Nungesser's Guttenberg Racetrack became a notable and notorious destination which, after its closing, became a proving ground for new technologies: the automobile and the airplane.[38][39][40][41][42][43]. The Central time zone is also known as America/Chicago. [50][51][52] The tower was dismantled in 1956 but in 1967, about half a mile (2500 m) to the east, the 34-story, 369-feet (112 m) Stonehenge apartment building was constructed on the tip of the Palisades. Hugo D. Cabrera (Commissioner of Parks and Public Property[95]), The seven counties that are included in North Jersey have a total population of 3,492,590 as of the 2000 U.S. Census. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 68.40% (41,569) of the population. While ostensibly under British control during the American Revolutionary War, the area was patrolled by the Americans on foraging, espionage, and raiding expeditions;[31][32] most notably the Battle of Bull's Ferry. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 57.25% of the population. [9], As of the 2000 United States Census[17] there were 58,092 people, 21,236 households, and 14,249 families residing in the township. [9], 21.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. Because of this, it is one of the few undeveloped parts of North Bergen. The Jersey Journal is a local daily paper based in Jersey City. Clayton, W. Woodford; and Nelson, William. Franklin School[141] (612 students; in grades 1–8), . A similar trend exists for most other major sports, with North Jersey residents supporting the Brooklyn Nets or the New York Knicks in basketball, the New Jersey Devils, or the New York Rangers in hockey, the New York Red Bulls or New York City FC in soccer, and the New York Giants or the New York Jets in football. Public transportation in North Bergen is provided by bus and light rail service. In the northwestern part of the state, iron mines and foundries supplied raw material for guns and ammunition. Portions of the city are part of an Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), one of 32 zones covering 37 municipalities statewide. "Movie filmed at U.C. After each election, each individual is assigned to head one of the five commissions and the commissioners select one of their members to serve as mayor. Nungessers is a major origination and transfer point. Tirella, Tricia. Paterson attracted skilled craftsmen and engineers from Europe to run the mills and produced a large concentration of creative and able people. Julio Marenco (Commissioner of Revenue and Finance[97]) and The two boulevard sections met at Bergenline Avenue, at the northwest corner of North Hudson/Braddock Park. Soon after the opening of the Lincoln Tunnel Approach, the Susquehanna Transfer was opened in August 1939 to accommodate passengers who wished to transfer to buses through the tunnel. 201 was split in 1997 creating the need to update some of the phone numbers to area code 973. Lincoln School[144] (1,355; PreK-8), North Jersey was the site of some of the earliest European settlements in what would become the United States of America. Generally in this approach, North Jersey is defined as anything north of Exit 10 on the New Jersey Turnpike. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 91.3 males. [83][84], Males had a median income of $35,626 versus $29,067 for females. Wiley was convicted for using the town's resources to participate in political campaigns. 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North Jersey comprises the northern portions of the U.S. state of New Jersey between the upper Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean. Most bumpy? Canadian Postal Code Database Get all Canadian Postal Codes and their information in one easy to use database. The 815 area code is located in the Central timezone. Population for the Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey: 1990, 2000 and 2010, "Resident to show unique North Bergen photos; Magician, author has high hopes for exhibit", "H New Jersey Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements", History of the County of Hudson, New Jersey, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, "History of Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey". 201 is one of the original 86 area codes created by AT&T and the Bell System in 1947. [44] The roadway is now known by its two sections: Kennedy Boulevard and Boulevard East. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 60,773,[9][10][11] reflecting an increase of 2,681 (+4.6%) from the 58,092 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 9,678 (+20.0%) from the 48,414 counted in the 1990 Census. Embury, Stuart P. (2006). ", "The Forgotten Officer Down of West Hoboken", "Time of year for reflection; Weehawken cemetery actually lies in North Bergen", Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Minor Civil Divisions in New Jersey: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, Census Estimates for New Jersey April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, "Fifteenth Census of the United States : 1930 – Population Volume I", Table 6. In 1682, the East Jersey legislature formed the state's first four counties, including Bergen County, which consisted of all the land in the peninsula between the Hackensack and Hudson Rivers; that is, the eastern portions of what today is Bergen and Hudson Counties. [136], NHRFR and North Bergen Emergency Medical Services (headquartered at 63rd Street and Granton Avenue) were among the many Hudson County agencies that responded to the January 2009 crash of Flight 1549, as did Palisades Medical Center, where 57 of the survivors were treated for injuries. Inset: Location of Hudson County in New Jersey. Local weeklies include the free bilingual paper, Hudson Dispatch Weekly,[165] (named for the former daily Hudson Dispatch),[166] North Bergen Reporter (part of The Hudson Reporter group of local weeklies), and the Spanish language El Especialito. [48] It closed in 1966. The Scene: Fans at Don Bosco vs. St. Joseph. The development of Hudson County Boulevard, which skirts around the west, north and east of North Bergen, was completed in the early 20th century. Meadowview, behind the Municipal Building between the many cemeteries. One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076. There were 22,009 housing units at an average density of 1, 634.2/km2 (4,235.5/sq mi). 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