Introduction to Little Ferry, New Jersey
Little Ferry, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles NW of North Bergen, New Jersey and 8 miles NW of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Bergen - Passaic metro area, Little Ferry is home to some 10,800 residents.
Little Ferry History
Little Ferry was initially a part of New Barbados. In 1825, it was included in Lodi Township when it was formed. It was incorporated as a borough in September 1894 and James Pickens was named the first mayor. Pickens also founded the first school of Little Ferry in 1875.
Little Ferry and nearby Attractions
- Gethsemane Cemetery County Historic Site
- Bergen County Zoological Park
- George Washington Bridge
- Central Park Zoo
- Overpeck County Golf Course
- Glen Pointe Park
Things To Do In Little Ferry
Little Ferry was ranked by New Jersey Monthly as 35th among the best places to live in New Jersey in 2008. The area provides opportunities for many different kinds of activities as it has a number of excellently maintained parks and golf courses nearby. Moreover, the attractions of New York are also not very far away.
Little Ferry Transportation
Air transportation is available at La Guardia airport.
Little Ferry Higher Education
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Cuny City College, Columbia University and Bergen Community College are some educational institutions which are close by.