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
Public Hearing – Master Plan Reexamination Report 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Board of the Borough of New Providence will be conducting a Public Hearing...

NJ American Water Flushing Schedule

This spring and into the summer months, New Jersey American Water will perform its annual cleaning of the water distribution...

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

10:00 am Free Seedlings for Residents @ New Providence Memorial Library
Free Seedlings for Residents @ New Providence Memorial Library
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
From 10 AM to 2 PM on April 29, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the...
10:00 am National Prescription Drug Take ...
National Prescription Drug Take ...
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Date:              Saturday, April 29, 2017 Time:             10 AM – 2 PM Location:       New Providence Police Department                        360 Elkwood Avenue...
Additional events may be found here