Nestled in the Watchung Mountains, New Providence is home to 12,000 residents within 3.6 square miles in northwestern Union County, NJ. We are a  warm and welcoming community known for our beautiful residential neighborhoods, outstanding school system, and wonderful recreation facilities.  We are home to several  Fortune 500 companies and also boast a vibrant Business Community, where you’ll find friendly store owners and outstanding customer service.

New Providence is conveniently located roughly 15 miles west of Newark and approximately 28 miles west of New York City. Traveling is simple and convenient with two easily accessible train stations within New Providence and our close proximity to I-78, the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike and Newark Liberty International Airport.

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Special Notices
Central Avenue Water Main Replacement

The water main replacement on Central Ave will continue over the next few weeks as it progresses toward the business...

Gas Main Replacement Project

PSE&G is going to be replacing gas mains according to the attached street list. For questions, please call 1 (800) 436-7734.


The NJ American Water Company will be replacing the water main on Central Avenue, between South Street and Springfield Avenue....


Upcoming Events

7:00 pm “After Hours” 3rd Annual Chili ... @ DeCorso Center
“After Hours” 3rd Annual Chili ... @ DeCorso Center
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
New Providence Adults are invited Thursday, February 23 (snow date) for the “After Hours” 3rd Annual Chili Cook Off!  Join us from 7:00-9:00pm at...
8:00 pm DID Board Meeting
DID Board Meeting
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm
The Downtown Improvement District Board will meet on February 23, 2017 at 8 AM in the Lincoln Conference Room at...
Additional events may be found here