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
Borough Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Borough offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

New Jersey Flag Status Notification – Monday, May 28, 2018 – All Flags Half-Staff

On Memorial Day, flags are quickly raised to full-staff position and then slowly lowered to half-staff, where they remain from...

Bulk Collection 2018

Bulk Collection 2018 dates: 6/4 – Zone 1A 6/11 – Zone 1B 6/18 – Zone 3 6/25 – Zone 2...

Flags at Half Staff – May 29

Governor Philip D. Murphy signed the following Executive Order: EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 27 Governor Phil Murphy Directs U.S. and...

New Recycling Rules and Regulations

The recycling industry  is experiencing high levels of contamination. This is coming at a time when the requirements for quality (clean...

Livingston Avenue Water Main Replacement

Starting the week of May 7th and continuing until approximately August 1, NJ American Water Company will be replacing the...

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:...


Upcoming Events

10:00 am Memorial Day Parade
Memorial Day Parade
May 28 @ 10:00 am
Join us on Monday, May 28, 2018 as New Providence remembers the brave men and women who gave the ultimate...
5:00 am Weekly Grass and Brush Pick Up
Weekly Grass and Brush Pick Up
May 30 @ 5:00 am
May 28 grass and brush pick up moved to May 30