Introduction to Tenafly, New Jersey
Tenafly, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 3 miles W of Yonkers, New York and 12 miles N of New York, New York. The town is part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan statistical area. About 13,806 people live in Tenafly.
During the late 1600s, the present day Tenafly was settled for the first time by the Dutch. It derived its name from the Dutch term "Tiene Vly" meaning "garden meadow." It was incorporated on January 24, 1894 as a borough.
Tenafly and nearby Attractions
- African Art Museum of the Sma
- Davis Johnson Park
- Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
- Pascack Brook County Park
- Bergenfield Museum
- Wave Hill
Things To Do In Tenafly
Tenafly offers many recreational activities. You can visit the museums and historic sites to explore the past of the town. In addition, there are many restaurants, theaters, and art galleries in Tenafly.
Teterboro Airport is the nearest major airport.
Tenafly Higher Education
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Yeshiva University, Cuny Bronx Community College, Manhattan College and Monroe College - Bronx Campus are all close to the town.