Cliffside Park is a borough in south-eastern Bergen County and was incorporated in 1895 from portions of the now-gone Ridgefield Township. Cliffside Park is ideally located between the Lincoln Tunnel and the George Washington Bridge – making it an ideal location for New York City professionals seeking a more suburban life style.
Although being just 1 square mile – Cliffside Park is a home to 24,000 people – in 10,000 households. This makes Cliffside Park the most densely populated city in the county and 5th in the entire state of New Jersey. Although it’s tightly packed, Cliffside Park offers a verity of housing options, ranging from high-rise condominiums, to duplex’s, to single family homes.
Cliffside Park has its own public school system, serving students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The Cliffside Park High School receives students from Farview as part of a student receiving agreement.
Cliffside Park is served by New Jersey Transit route 156, 159 and 181 via Lincoln Tunnel, running to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. Local service is offered via New Jersey Transit route 751 and 755.