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.

We welcome you to explore our website and our town!

Special Notices
Planning Board Meeting Cancellation

Please be advised that the Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. has been cancelled.

Tree Work Scheduled – FirstEnergy

Tree work is being scheduled now to help prevent outages and related problems. All affected residents will receive a green...

NP Recycling Center Change- New Hours

Beginning  on April 29, 2016 the new hours for the recycling center are:   1st and 3rd Saturday of the...

Bulk Collection Pick-Up Starts

Bulk Collection occurs once a year in June. Zone 1B – Monday, June 6, 2016 Zone 1A – Monday, June 13,...

Borough Summer Hours

Borough offices will close on Fridays at 1 PM from June 3 through Sept. 2.


Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ Market
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm Affordable Housing Application D...
Affordable Housing Application D...
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm
Affordable Housing applications to establish a waiting list for any future openings must be received by the Borough Clerk’s office no...
Additional events may be found here