Introduction to Palisades Park, New Jersey
Palisades Park, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles N of North Bergen, New Jersey and 7 miles N of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area. Palisades Park has a population of 17,073.
Palisades Park History
The town of Palisades Park was incorporated on March 22, 1899. It was initially a part of the Ridgefield Township. A portion of this town’s area was taken in April 1909 by the Fort Lee borough. The total population of this town is over 19,000.
Palisades Park and nearby Attractions
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Empire State Building
- Times Square
- New York Botanical Garden
- George Washington Bridge
- Bergen County Zoological Park
Things To Do In Palisades Park
Travelers to Palisades Park can visit the famous sights and attractions of nearby New York City. Times Square, the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art are all easily accessible. Also close by are the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and the historical buildings of Ellis Island.
Palisades Park Transportation
La Guardia Airport is nearby.
Palisades Park Higher Education
Residents of Palisades Park can pursue higher educational opportunities at the Fairleigh Dickinson University, the Cuny City College, Columbia University - New York, the Barnard College, and Yeshiva University.