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
PSE&G Paving Projects

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

Special Meeting Borough Council 10/17/17


JCP&L Fall Routine Patrols Pre-Flight Notice

Starting on Friday, October 13th (weather permitting), Chesapeake Bay Helicopters will be performing UV/IR patrols on the 500kV and 230kV and...

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

12:00 pm NP Scarecrow Stroll
NP Scarecrow Stroll
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm
Our fabulous scarecrow contest will return in 2017!  Scarecrows will be put up on October 14, 2017 and will be...
6:00 pm Carved Pumpkin Contest
Carved Pumpkin Contest
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Centennial Park.  Drop off carved pumpkin 3 – 5 PM.
10:00 am NP Street Fair
NP Street Fair
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The annual New Providence Street Fair will be in downtown New Providence on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The fair will be held on...
Additional events may be found here