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
No Ice Skating at Oakwood Park Until Further Notice

There is no ice skating at Oakwood Park until further notice.  Please continue to check back for updates regarding weather  closures.


Please be advised that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has again authorized a Union County Deer Management Program,...

Ice Skating at Oakwood Park – Update 12/28/17

Since the renovation of Oakwood Park required the consolidation of the two ponds to one, we have separated the skating...

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...

Update on 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.


Upcoming Events

6:30 pm DID Annual Meeting
DID Annual Meeting
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm
Downtown Improvement District Annual Meeting Jan. 24, 2018 , 6:30 PM Lincoln Room Municipal Center 360 Elkwood Ave. New Providence,...
7:00 pm NP Alliance – A Night of Convers...
NP Alliance – A Night of Convers...
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“A Night of Conversation” series will continue on January 30th at 7pm in the New Providence High School Media Center...