Introduction to Rochelle Park, New Jersey
Rochelle Park History
Rochelle Park traces its history to the sub-tribe, Minsi of the wolf totem, who were the early inhabitants of the area known as Hackensack. Rochelle Park was originally incorporated as the Township of Midland on March 7, 1871. On November 5, 1929, the area was reincorporated as Rochelle Park, named after the city of La Rochelle in France.
Rochelle Park and nearby Attractions
- American Labor Museum
- Brookdale Park
- Van Riper-Hopper House
- Castle Clinton National Monument
- Campgaw Mountain
- Belmont Park race track
Things To Do In Rochelle Park
The American Labor Museum, the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, and the Meadowlands Museum are some of the local museums. Local parks and recreational areas include Brookdale Park, Pascack Brook County Park, and Dahnert's Lake County Park. The Belmont Park race track, the Bergen County Zoological Park, and the Brooklyn Borough Hall are all accessible from Rochelle as well.
Rochelle Park Transportation
Newark Liberty International Airport is a major airport nearby.
Rochelle Park Higher Education
Bergen Community College, Felician College, Bloomfield College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and William Paterson University are located near Rochelle Park.