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Overview

Introduction to Hillsdale, New Jersey

Hillsdale, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 8 miles NE of Paterson, New Jersey and 18 miles N of New York, New York. The town is considered part of the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Hillsdale History

Hillsdale was originally a part of Washington Township until 1898. It was incorporated on March 25, 1898, as Hillsdale Township. Hillsdale was reincorporated on March 2, 1923, as a borough.

Hillsdale and nearby Attractions

  • Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
  • Pascack Historical Society Museum
  • Tallman Mountain State Park
  • Ramapo Valley County Reservation
  • Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic

Things To Do In Hillsdale

The town organizes several recreational events and programs. You can enjoy boating and fishing on the Woodcliff Lake, a small portion of which lies within Hillsdale. Van Saun Park and Edward Hopper House Art Center are also nearby.

Hillsdale Transportation

Air transportation is available from Teterboro Airport.

Hillsdale Higher Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rockland Community College, Bergen Community College and Ramapo College of New Jersey are all nearby.

Hillsdale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7642
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41
Approximate Longitude-74.04

Hillsdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSUFFERN
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationDOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Hillsdale Public Libraries

Hillsdale Free Public Library
509 HILLSDALE AVENUE
Hillsdale, New Jersey
(201) 358-5072

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Hillsdale Public Schools

Ann Blanche Smith
1000 Hillsdale Ave
ZIP: 7642
(201) 664-1188
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
George G White
120 Magnolia Ave
ZIP: 7642
(201) 664-0286
Middle
Total Enrollment 622
Meadowbrook
50 Piermont Ave
ZIP: 7642
(201) 664-8088
Primary
Total Enrollment 321
Pascack Valley High School
200 Piermont Ave
ZIP: 7642
(201) 358-7060
High
Total Enrollment 1185

Hillsdale Private Schools

St John's Academy
460 Hillsdale Ave
ZIP: 7642
Elementary
Total Enrollment 394
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