A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Hackensack, New Jersey
Welcome to Hackensack ...
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 44,188 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hackensack.
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 44,188 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.
Adding Hackensack to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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.
In addition, we also found mention of Hackensack elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hackensack on a Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hackensack on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Hackensack ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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: 02 Mar 2021