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Welcome to Hackensack ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Hackensack, you might consider that their post office opened in 1797.
When the people of Hackensack refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hackensackite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hackensack has a population of 44,189 people<3> (see below for details).
Hackensack is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Hackensack lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hackensack: (201) and (551)<5>
Websites for Hackensack ...
Official Website: www.hackensack.org/
Junior League: www.thejlbc.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hackensack had an population of 44,189 people. This is an increase of 2.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hackensack had a population of 43,010 people. This makes Hackensack the county's most populous community.
The population of Hackensack represents 0.49% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 43,010 people, the population of Hackensack has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,677 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hackensack.
Communities Also Named Hackensack ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Hackensack - it's located in Minnesota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hackensack.
Communities near Hackensack ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hackensack.
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 Hackensack. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hackensack.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hackensack. 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 Hackensack.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hackensack. Our list includes 24 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hackensack.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hackensack ...
Looking for more information about Hackensack? 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 Hackensack, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hackensack.
Adding Hackensack to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hackensack in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hackensack was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Hackensack in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hackensack.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hackensack: www.hackensack.org/
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/updated: 28 Nov 2023