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.

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Special Notices
Affordable Housing Public Notice

Please see the of Fairness and Compliance Hearing for the Borough’s Amended  Settlement Agreement with Fair Share Housing Center and...

PSE&G Paving Projects

Please to see the PSE&G Paving Projects Scheduled to begin on or about October 17 – weather dependent.

Update on 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.


Upcoming Events

6:00 am Curbside Recycling
Curbside Recycling
Nov 24 @ 6:00 am
See the for details
5:00 pm Holiday Festival Event
Holiday Festival Event
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The annual Christmas Walk, an evening gathering traditionally held on the Friday after Thanksgiving in the downtown area, will be...
Additional events may be found here