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
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 21

Governor Philip D. Murphy signed the following Executive Order: EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 26   Governor Phil Murphy has ordered...

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...

Last Chance to Win $100

New Providence has been working to improve walking and driving safety in town. It’s not too late to take the...

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:...

Borough Council Meeting Location Update

Our Council Chambers renovations are finished. Borough Council Meetings will once again be held in Council Chambers of  the Municipal...


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