Homes For Sale In Ridgewood NJ

 

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Ridgewood, NJ is a village located in Bergen County, NJ and 20 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan with an estimated population of 24,150.

Homes for sale in Ridgewood, NJ will sometimes border the towns of Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Ho-Ho-Kus, Midland Park, Wyckoff, Paramus and Waldwick which are all located in Bergen County.  Some homes for sale may border Hawthorne which is located in Passaic County, NJ.

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Ridgewood NJ Homes For Sale

Ridgewood, NJ homes for sale can be found in many neighborhoods known as Brookside, Downtown, Floral Park, The Heights, The Lawns, The Old Country Club, Salem Ridge, Scrabbletown and Upper Ridgewood.

Ridgewood’s true name is The Village of Ridgewood, which was created in November 20th, 1894. In 1925 Ridgewood Village acquired a portion of land from Franklin Township.  The remainder of Franklin Township later dissolved as Wyckoff.  During the 1970s Ridgewood Village would acquire a portion of land from Washington Township and Ho-Ho-Kus.

Ridgewood, NJ Public Schools

 

Ridgewood NJ Graduation Caps In The AirOne of the biggest draws for home buyers when searching homes for sale in Ridgewood NJ is the  Ridgewood public school system.

Ridgewood High School has been a consistent top performing high school in New Jersey which is supported by a combination of their strong pre-K, elementary and middle schools.

Nearby Private High Schools

Ridgewood students have the choice of attending one of three nearby private high schools which would are: Don Bosco Prep (all boys) high school in Ramsey, Bergen Catholic High School (all boys) in Oradell, or Paramus Catholic High School (coed) in Paramus.

Ridgewood, NJ Transportation Buses and Highways

Major roads that travel through Ridgewood would include: Route 17 which runs north and south.  Route 17 north will lead you towards Ramsey and Mahwah in NJ.  Route 17 north will eventually connect with the New York State Thruway (north and south).  The New York State Thruway southbound will run through Rockland County and bring you to The Governor Mario M Cuomo Bridge, when then leads into Westchester County, New York.

Route 17 south will connect with Route 4 – east and west.  Route 4 east will connect with the George Washington Bridge and into Manhattan.  Route 4 west bound will quickly connect with the Garden State Parkway southbound.

NJ Transit Buses and Short Line Buses are the preferred choices when commuting by bus.  NJ Transit Bus offers lines to the Port Authority in Midtown Manhattan are #148, # 163 and #164.  The Short Line Buses run service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal, plus the George Washington Bridge Bus Station and down the east side of Manhattan to 23rd Street.

Ridgewood, NJ Train Station

Picture of Midtown Manhattan

The Ridgewood Train Station is served by the NJ Transit Main Line & the Bergen County Line.  The Ridgewood Train Station features three platforms.  The first platform is for all trains heading south to the Hoboken Terminal.  The second platform is for the Bergen County Line trains heading in the same direction.  The third platform is for the Main Line heading north to Suffern and Port Jervis, New York.

The Bergen County Line & and the Main Line both travel to Hoboken, before stopping at the Secaucus Junction where you can transfer trains to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan.

Because of the high demand for the Ridgewood Train Station parking is limited for now.  Local taxi cabs are available near the northbound platform.

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