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.

We welcome you to explore our website and our town!

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Special Notices
Borough Offices Closed for Training

Borough offices will be closed on Friday, June 2 for employee training.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Affordable Housing Compliance Hearing

PSE&G Project Update – May 2017

PSE&G will be performing work in New Providence over the next several months as outlined below: Project area 1:  Marion...

Zone 2 Bulk Date Change

Zone 2 Bulk Collection has been moved to June 12.  It will be combined with Zone 1B collection.  For Bulk...

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.


The NJ American Water Company has concluded the water main replacement project on Central Avenue, between South Street and Springfield Avenue....


Upcoming Events

10:00 am Memorial Day Parade
Memorial Day Parade
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Members of American Legion Post #433 will parade Rain or Shine along Springfield Avenue between Central Avenue and Academy Street....
6:00 pm Fire Engine 2 Wetdown
Fire Engine 2 Wetdown
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Come out and celebrate our newest apparatus! The Wetdown for Engine 2 will be Saturday, June 3 from 6 PM-Midnight....
Additional events may be found here