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Overview

Introduction to West New York, New Jersey

West New York, New Jersey, in Hudson county, is 0 miles NE of Union City, New Jersey and 3 miles NW of New York, New York. It is part of the surrounding Jersey City metro area.

West New York History

The original inhabitants of this area were the Lenni-Lenape, a Native American tribe. Europeans discovered the region sometime in the 16th century and by the 17th century they had taken control of the area and started settling in it. It was incorporated as a town in 1898 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature.

West New York and nearby Attractions

  • West New York Public Library
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Columbus Park
  • Memorial Park
  • Central Park Zoo

Things To Do In West New York

West New York has been marked out as an Urban Enterprise Zone by the state. The Bergenline Avenue is worth a visit, the presence of over 300 restaurants and retail stores makes it the state’s longest commercial. It is also known as the Miracle Mile. This avenue also falls on the route of local parades like the Memorial Day Parade.

West New York Transportation

Flights are available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

West New York Higher Education

The Hudson County Community College provides facilities for higher studies.

West New York Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hudson County
Standard Zip Codes7093
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.79
Approximate Longitude-74.01

West New York Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance2.5 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
StationNEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance9.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fairview14,422$63,926

West New York Public Libraries

West New York Free Public Library
425 60TH STREET
West New York, New Jersey
(201) 295-5135

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West New York Public Schools

Albio Sires Elementary School
6300 Palisade Ave
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4070
Primary
Total Enrollment 776
Harry L Bain
5400 Broadway
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4095
Primary
Total Enrollment 665
Hudson Early Childhood School
5204 Hudson Ave
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4035
Primary
Total Enrollment 1230
Memorial High School
5501 Park Ave
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4110
High
Total Enrollment 1879
Public School Number Five
5401 Hudson Ave
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4080
Primary
Total Enrollment 724
Public School Number One
6129 Madison St
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4025
Primary
Total Enrollment 840
Public School Number Two
5200 Broadway
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4040
Primary
Total Enrollment 731
Robert Menendez Elementary School
600 55th St
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4060
Primary
Total Enrollment 564
West New York Middle School
201 57th St
ZIP: 7093
(201) 553-4160
Middle
Total Enrollment 963

West New York Private Schools

St Joseph Of The Palisades Elementary School
6408 Palisade Ave
ZIP: 7093
Elementary
Total Enrollment 164
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