Introduction to Saddle Brook, New Jersey
Saddle Brook, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles NE of Passaic, New Jersey and 12 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area. Saddle Brook has a population of 13,155.
Saddle Brook History
Saddle Brook was initially incorporated as Saddle River Township on March 20, 1716. On November 8, 1955 the name was officially changed to Saddle Brook. Up to the beginning of the 20th century, agriculture and small scale dairy farming were the chief occupations of the inhabitants of Saddle Brook. In the 1900s, the town saw a considerable change in both population and commercial growth, and now it is a thriving community.
Saddle Brook and nearby Attractions
- Edison National Historic Site
- Bergen Museum of Art & Science
- Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
- Americus Cemetery
- Pehle Brook
- Bergen County Zoological Park
Things To Do In Saddle Brook
Saddle Brook provides easy access to many nearby historical sites and museums. Among these are Edison National Historic Site, the Israel Crane House, the Bergen Museum of Art & Science, the American Labor Museum and the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum. The Bergen County Zoological Park can make for a fun-filled outing with family and friends.
Saddle Brook Transportation
Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Saddle Brook Higher Education
The institutes offering higher educational facilities to residents of Saddle Brook include the Bergen Community College, the Passaic County Community College, Fairleigh Dickinson University and Montclair State University.