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 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
DPW Storm Clean-Up Activities

As part of the ongoing clean-up efforts resulting from the recent Nor’easter, DPW crews will be clearing snow and debris...


As a result of the recent Nor’easter, the Borough Council has authorized a special collection of brush as outlined in...

Borough Council Meeting Location Change

Due to ongoing renovations, Borough Council Meetings will be held in the Third Floor Conference Room at the Municipal Center...

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.

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

7:00 pm School Safety Town Hall Meeting
School Safety Town Hall Meeting
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm
New Providence High School Choir Room In light of the growing concerns regarding school safety, both the Borough and School...
9:00 am NP Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
NP Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am
NP Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
Ages Through Grade 2 Oakwood Park Rain or Shine
6:00 am Town-Wide Special Brush Collecti...
Town-Wide Special Brush Collecti...
Mar 26 @ 6:00 am
The Borough Council has authorized the collection of brush that resulted from the recent Nor’easter. Please .
7:00 pm Borough Council Meeting
Borough Council Meeting
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm
Municipal Center  – Third Floor Conference Room (until approximately May 2018) 360 Elkwood Ave.