New Providence


New Providence Borough, NJ

New Providence Borough is an established residential community embraced by the lush hills and winding roads of the Watchung Mountains. It covers 3.6 miles and is home to about 12,000 residents. Residents can relax by strolling along miles of scenic paths. The borough’s serene neighborhoods consist primarily of older, well-kept homes along tree-shaded streets. Some newer construction, including multi-family developments, ensures a wide variety of housing choices.

The vibrant downtown business district offers the Village Shopping Center, which provides retail amenities. The town is also home to several Fortune 500 companies. Leisure hours can be spent enjoying many recreational activities, including local parks, hiking, canoeing, playgrounds, athletic fields, youth sports programs, tennis courts, swimming pools, private clubs, and outdoor ice-skating rinks. New Providence offers a wide variety of children’s and adult activities.

New Providence is located approximately 15 miles from Newark and 28 miles from New York City. Commuting to the city is simple, with two easily accessible train stations within New Providence. New Providence is also in close proximity to I-78, the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, and Newark Liberty International Airport.

Additional Resources for the Borough of New Providence, NJ

Borough of New Providence Website

Community Events Calendar

New Providence Public Schools

New Providence Senior Citizens Center

Suburban Chamber of Commerce