Introduction to North Arlington, New Jersey

North Arlington, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 4 miles E of East Orange, New Jersey and 4 miles NE of Newark, New Jersey. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

North Arlington History

The area was earlier called "New Barbados neck." It was the site of the first real copper mine in the country. During the 18th and 19th centuries, copper mining was a major activity in this region. North Arlington is the place where the first working steam engine was built in North America. A man named John Schulyer imported the Newcomen steam engine from England so that he could pump out water from his copper mine.

North Arlington and Nearby Attractions

  • Meadowlands Sports Complex
  • Bergen County Park South
  • Kearny Museum
  • Meadowlands Environment Center
  • Branch Brook Park
  • Brookdale Park

Things To Do In North Arlington

North Arlington is a residential community with a small town feel. There are small parks which provide opportunities for recreational activities. There are also many shopping areas at the Secaucus outlets and Ridge Road.

North Arlington Transportation

Air transportation is available at the Newark International Airport.

North Arlington Higher Education

One can obtain higher education from the New Jersey University Of Medicine And Dentistry, Rutgers University, Essex County College and Hudson County Community College.

North Arlington Almanac

County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7031
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.79
Approximate Longitude-74.12

North Arlington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 36 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp68 to 83 F
Oct Temp47 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

North Arlington Public Schools

Jefferson Elementary School
100 Prospect Avenue
ZIP: 7031
(201) 991-6800
Total Enrollment 305
North Arlington High School
222 Ridge Road
ZIP: 7031
(201) 991-6800
Total Enrollment 480
North Arlington Middle School
45 Beech Street
ZIP: 7031
(201) 991-6800
Total Enrollment 376
Roosevelt Elementary School
50 Webster Street
ZIP: 7031
(201) 991-6800
Total Enrollment 250
Washington Elementary School
175 Albert Street
ZIP: 7031
(201) 991-6800
Total Enrollment 319

North Arlington Private Schools

Queen Of Peace Elementary School
21 Church Pl
ZIP: 7031
Total Enrollment 264
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