Introduction to Ramsey, New Jersey
Ramsey, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 9 miles N of Paterson, New Jersey and 22 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area. Ramsey has a population of 14,351.
Prior to its incorporation, Ramsey was a part of the Hohokus Township. It was incorporated on March 10, 1908, as a borough. Ramsey was named after Peter J. Ramsey, the landowner.
Ramsey and nearby Attractions
- Old Stone House Museum
- Finch Park
- Pascack Historical Society Museum
- Schoolhouse Museum
- Campgaw Mountain Reservation
- Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Things To Do In Ramsey
While staying at Ramsey you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Ramapo Mountains. In addition, the town of Ramsey includes a number of parks and other recreational facilities.
Teterboro Airport is nearby.
Ramsey Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by Ramapo College of New Jersey, Rockland Community College and Sunbridge College.