Alpine is located in the eastern portion of Bergen County which runs along the Palisades State Park and Hudson River. Alpine is 15 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan via the George Washington Bridge. Based on the latest U.S. Census data available Alpine’s population is estimated at 1,849.
Alpine, NJ was originally formed in 1903, from a portion of Harrington Park. They would later acquire additional land from Cresskill in 1904. The town was named Alpine by the wife of Charles Nordhoff who was a journalist. Because of Alpine’s setting at that time and its resemblance to the Swiss Alps, hence the name “Alpine” was born.
Homes for sale in Alpine NJ can range from under a $1,000,000 to over $30,000,000. Based on data supplied by the NJMLS for the year 2019 there were only sixteen homes for sale in Apline NJ that sold. The medium sales price for all homes in Alpine under $2,000,000 was $1,785,000.
For all homes for sale in Alpine NJ over $2,000,000 the medium price was $2,700,000. This included a $3,500,000 sale and a $11,000,000. During 2018 there were 15 homes for sale in Alpine that closed and the medium sales price was $1,930,000.
Alpine NJ Real Estate
According to the U.S. Census data Alpine, NJ is approx. 9 square miles. With the 9 square miles Alpine, NJ homes border six other towns in Bergen County. Alpine borders Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Norwood, Rockleigh and Tenafly. Due to Alpine’s great location, access to the George Washington Bridge and the Tappan Zee Bridge, aka the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are both approximately 10 miles away. Both bridges can be reached via 9W or the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
Alpine Public Schools
Alpine Public Transportation
Bus transportation from Alpine to the Port Authority in Midtown Manhattan is provided by Rockland Coaches via routes 9T or 9AT. Bus transportation to the George Washington Bridge Bus Station is available on the 9 and 9A routes.
There is no train service from Alpine to Hoboken, Jersey City or Manhattan.
Alpine NJ Past And Present Notables
Chris Rock, the comedian and actor said it the best when he compared Alpine to “Beverly Hills with freaking snow”. The list of past and present notable is almost endless. Alpine tends to attract more than its fair share of entertainment and sports figures such as: Johnny Damon, Patrick Ewing, Andre Harrell, O’Kelly Isley Jr., Lil’ Kim, Tracy Morgan, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Chris Rock, Paul Rosenberg, CC Sabathia, Russell Simmons, Wesley Snipes, Britney Spears and Stevie Wonder.
To learn more about Alpine, NJ or the surrounding areas please feel free to contact Donald Fanelli, Coldwell Banker Real Estate
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