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
Police Ask Public for Assistance

The New Providence Police Department is asking members of the public who have a boat or a high water vehicle...

Affordable Housing Compliance Notice

Affordable Housing Amendment to Order on Fairness and Preliminary Compliance Hearing.  Final Compliance Hearing shall take place on October 3,...

2017 Affordable Housing Lottery

The application packages for the 2017 lottery for low and moderate income housing in New Providence are now available (please click...

Springfield Avenue Bridge Construction Project in Berkeley Heights

Union County has begun the rehabilitation of the structurally deficient Springfield Avenue Bridge over Snyder Brook, located in Berkeley Heights...

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.