Introduction to Carlstadt, New Jersey
An Act of the New Jersey Legislature declared Carlstadt as a village within Lodi Township on March 12, 1860. It was formally incorporated as a borough in Bergen County on June 27, 1894. Germans were the first permanent European settlers in the region. It was named in honor of the leader of the early settlers, Dr. Carl Klein.
Carlstadt and nearby Attractions
- Bergen County Zoological Park
- Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
- Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation And Wildlife Area
- Grover Cleveland Birthplace
- Gotham Industrial Park
- American Folk Art Museum
Things To Do In Carlstadt
The Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation and Wildlife Area, and the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary are popular attractions near Carlstadt. The Bergen County Zoological Park and the Bronx Zoo are each accessible from Carlstadt as well. Local museums include the Belskie Museum of Art and Science, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, the Museum of American Financial History and the New Jersey Naval Museum.
Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Carlstadt Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include Fairleigh Dickinson University, Felician College, Hudson County Community College and Saint Peter's College.