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
Blood Donors Needed To Prevent NJ Winter Blood Shortage

New Jersey Blood Services is asking New Jerseyans to donate life-saving blood during the winter months to help replenish the...

DROUGHT WARNING ISSUED FOR NEW PROVIDENCE

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has placed 14 counties in North, Central and Northern Coastal New Jersey...

Important Bear Safety Information

There have been numerous black bear sightings throughout the Borough.  Residents are advised to follow the steps outlined in the...

Leaf Vacuuming Update

An additional leaf pickup has been scheduled for the week of December 5, WEATHER PERMITTING**  for residents who currently have...

GENERAL SIDEWALK REPAIR AND REPLACMENT

Beginning on Friday, November 3 contractors will begin repairing, replacing and adding new sidewalks at various locations around New Providence.  These...