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Garfield, New Jersey
Welcome to Garfield ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Garfield has a population of 31,807 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Garfield.
Garfield is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Garfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Garfield: (973) and (862)<4>
Websites for Garfield ...
Junior League: www.thejlbc.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Garfield had an population of 31,807 people. This is an increase of 4.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Garfield had a population of 30,487 people. This makes Garfield the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Garfield represents 0.35% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 30,487 people, the population of Garfield increased 2.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 29,786 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Garfield.
Communities Also Named Garfield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Garfield - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Garfield.
Communities near Garfield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Garfield.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Garfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garfield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Garfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Garfield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Garfield. See our Newspapers Page for Garfield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garfield ...
Looking for more information about Garfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Garfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Garfield.
Adding Garfield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Garfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Garfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Garfield on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Garfield on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Garfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Bergen County: www.co.bergen.nj.us/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022