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
UPDATE from NJ Transit – Installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) Equipment

In order to accelerate the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on locomotives, cab control cars, and railroad rights-of-way,...

UPDATE 9/21/2018 – South Street Paving Project

The following is a  South Street paving update provided by Union County. The revised paving schedule for South St. is:...

Calling All Crows!

The annual Scarecrow Stroll and Contest is back!  New Providence residents, businesses, civic organizations, school groups, sports teams, and families...


Upcoming Events

9:00 am Freecycle Fest @ American Legion Post
Freecycle Fest @ American Legion Post
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sustainable New Providence First FreecycleFest– Giant “Garage Sale” Where Everything is Free! American Legion Post, Elkwood Avenue Saturday, September 29,...
7:00 pm New Providence Alliance Meeting
New Providence Alliance Meeting
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Alliance normally meets on the first Tuesday of each month, and always meets at 7 PM at the Murray...
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