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
Scarecrow Stroll and Contest – Vote for your Favorite!

Our fabulous scarecrows are now on display throughout the downtown! Come stroll through town, check out the scarecrows, grab something to...

Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing

The Borough of New Providence will conduct  a Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing on Monday, November 26, 2018 at...

Notice of Affordable Housing Fairness Hearing 11/5

There will be a Fairness Hearing before the Honorable Karen M. Cassidy, A.J.S.C., at the Union County Courthouse, on November...

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,...


Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Downtown Trick or Treat
Downtown Trick or Treat
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Downtown Trick-Or-Treating: Trick or Treat with local businesses will be held in downtown New Providence on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from...
10:00 am Street Fair
Street Fair
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Springfield Ave. from South St. to Livingston Ave. Rain or Shine Presented by the New Providence Business Community and NJ...
6:30 pm Chat with the Mayor
Chat with the Mayor
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Lincoln Conference Room Municipal Center 360 Elkwood Avenue Please feel welcome to come chat with the Mayor in the Lincoln...
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