Introduction to Fairview, New Jersey
Fairview, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 1 mile NE of North Bergen, New Jersey and 5 miles N of New York, New York. The town is included in the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 13,255 people lived in Fairview.
Fairview was originally a part of Ridgefield Township. At the height of the "Boroughitis" phenomenon, Fairview was separated from this township, and officially incorporated on December 19, 1894. At the time of its creation, Fairview’s population was 1,003. However, in recent years, this figure has grown to over 13,000.
Fairview and nearby Attractions
- American Folk Art Museum
- George Washington Bridge
- Overpeck County Park
- Ascension Greek Orthodox Church
- Mount Moriah Cemetery
- Bergen County Zoological Park
Things To Do In Fairview
The town of Fairview is near quite a few historic sites in New York, like the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the Apollo Theater, the Carnegie Hall, the Rockefeller Center, as well as the Empire State Building. From this town, one can also visit the American Folk Art Museum, the Museum of Arts & Design, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the American Museum of Natural History. One can also spend a fun-filled day at the Central Park Zoo or the Bergen County Zoological Park.
Air transportation is available from the La Guardia Airport.
Fairview Higher Education
For higher education, residents of Fairview can enroll at Columbia University in the City of New York, Barnard College, the Cuny City College, the Cuny John Jay College Criminal Justice, or the Cuny Hunter College.