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, exceptional 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 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
New Providence Municipal Court Time Change

It has become necessary to change the start time for the New Providence Court Session.  The time has changed from 1:...

Borough Council Meeting Location Update

Our Council Chambers renovations are finished. Borough Council Meetings will once again be held in Council Chambers of  the Municipal...

January 2018 – Municipal Court Office and Court Session Temporary Relocation

Due to scheduled renovations, the New Providence and Berkeley Heights court office and court sessions will  relocate  to the City...


Upcoming Events

9:00 am SCC Book Sale
SCC Book Sale
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm
American Legion –  357 Elkwood Ave.,  New Providence April 24  – Entry fee $25.  Open 9 am – 3 pm...
8:00 am Annual Fishing Derby
Annual Fishing Derby
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Annual Fishing Derby Saturday, April 28 Oakwood Park 8–11 AM Co-sponsored by NP PBA Local #132 and NP Recreation
9:00 am NP Clean Up & Earth Fest
NP Clean Up & Earth Fest
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join Girl Scout Troop 40140 to clean up New Providence for details
10:00 am Free Tree Giveaway
Free Tree Giveaway
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free trees for NP residents.  Next to the NP Library