Introduction to Wallington, New Jersey
Wallington, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 1 mile E of Passaic, New Jersey and 8 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan statistical area. About 11,583 people live in Wallington.
On January 2, 1895, Wallington was incorporated as a borough. It was named after Walling Van Winkle, one of the early settlers.
Wallington and nearby Attractions
- Hamilton House Museum
- Israel Crane House
- Dahnert's Lake County Park
- Lambert Castle Museum
- Ellis Island
Things To Do In Wallington
There are a number of options for recreational activities near Wallington. Times Square is only a short drive away. One can also opt for a guided tour at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Ellis Island is also nearby.
Flights are available from La Guardia International Airport.
Wallington Higher Education
The nearest colleges and universities are the Passaic County Community College, Bergen Community College, Hudson County Community College, Montclair State University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.