West New York

West New York was incorporated as a town by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on July 8, 1898, replacing Union Township, based on the results of a referendum held three days earlier.[19][20] West New York underwent a massive growth at the beginning of the 20th century, driven by development of textile industries that made North Hudson the "Embroidery Capital of the United States".[21]Simultaneously, high-rise apartments, some of the tallest buildings in North Hudson, were built along Boulevard East,[25][26] adding to the population of the town, giving it one of highest population densities in the country. Since the 1980s the Hudson waterfront, which had been part of the Weehawken Terminal has been redeveloped from industrial to residential and recreational uses, including the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway.

The ZIP code for West New York is 07093.[13] West New York is part of the New York metropolitan area and is at the heart of the North Hudson, New Jersey region. West New York is bordered on the north by Guttenberg, on the east by the Hudson River, on the south by Union City and Weehawken, and on the west by North Bergen.West New York is one of North Hudson's communities atop The Palisades above the Hudson River, and home to the highest point in the county.[27] Its Hudson Waterfront has been known as Bulls Ferry since before the American Revolutionary War.

Today this Stellar Hudson river Waterfront location attracts those seeking a cosmopolitan lifestyle, with easy Access to Modern conveniences.  Walk to nearby shopping, Dining, Boutiques, Eateries, sites, Parks, art galleries in nearby Hoboken, JC & NYC.  Incredibly convenient access to NYC for all via NY Waterway Ferry, NJ Transit Bus, Path Train or Car via the Lincoln Tunnel in 15 Minutes or less. 

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
There's holiday spirit
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
There are sidewalks
Streets are well-lit
Parks and playgrounds
It's dog friendly
Hudson County listings last updated Apr 17, 2024 8:40:am.