Introduction to Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Lyndhurst, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles S of Passaic, New Jersey and 5 miles NE of Newark, New Jersey. Part of the surrounding Bergen - Passaic metro area, Lyndhurst is home to some 19,383 residents.
Union Township was the original name of Lyndhurst when it was formed on February 19, 1852. It was then a part of the Harrison Township. On May 15, 1917, the area was officially incorporated as the Township of Lyndhurst. The town is said to be named after Lord Lyndhurst, who used to visit the area.
Lyndhurst and nearby Attractions
- Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center
- Kingsland Station
- Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church
- New Zion Cemetery
- Mary Ann Creek
- Passaic River Park
Things To Do In Lyndhurst
There are quite a few places of interest in and around Lyndhurst like the Hackensack Meadowlands Environmental Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Several of New York’s attractions are easily accessible from this town. These include Times Square, the Empire State Building, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and even the historical buildings at Ellis Island. Two beautiful creeks, the Mary Ann Creek and the Kingsland Creek run through this town.
La Guardia International is the closest major airport.
Lyndhurst Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are available at Hudson County Community College, Saint Peter's College, Rutgers University-Newark, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Essex County College and Montclair State University.