Upper Saddle River is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey that was formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature from portions of Hohokus Township and Orvil Township in 1894. Upper Saddle River is not to be confused with its neighbor, Saddle River.
From sprawling estates to townhouses that are beautifully manicured, Upper Saddle River consists of a unique mix of both old and modern homes that can easily suit the individual tastes of any prospective property buyer. There is a private community on Anona Lake, and there is a diverse range of elite residents here. Among them are successful entrepreneurs, Wall Street professionals and doctors.
Some of the notable locations in the area include its public Library, local volunteer ambulance corporation and Boro Hall. Also, there is a short line bus service that offers residents limited service from stops on Saddle River Road and Lake Street between the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan and the borough.
Public school students, who are eligible for 9th grade through 12th grade, are able to attend the Northern Highlands Regional High School. The school is located close to Allendale and serves students from Upper Saddle River, Ho-Ho-Kus, and Allendale. Some students from the neighboring borough, Saddle River, also attend the school.
Upper Saddle River is also home to many well known perosnalities such as professional athletes and even television news correspondents. Some of these notable names include Michael Ray Garvin, Margaret Juntwait , Jason Kidd, Vincent Lamberti, Bill Parcells, Jason Patric, Lawrence Taylor, Ron Villone, George Young and Roy White.