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Welcome to Harrison ...

The town of Harrison is located in Hudson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrison has a population of 20,111 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Harrison.

Harrison is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Harrison lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Harrison: (973) & (862)<4>

The ZIP code for Harrison: 07029<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrison had an population of 20,111 people. This is an increase of 47.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrison had a population of 13,620 people. This makes Harrison the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Harrison represents 0.15% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,620 people, the population of Harrison decreased 5.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,424 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Harrison.

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

While we believe that this Harrison is located in Hudson County, we know of another 2 New Jersey communities named Harrison. Those communities are located in the following counties: Middlesex and Warren County.

Beyond New Jersey, there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harrison.

Communities near Harrison ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harrison.

  • New York [Kings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [Kings County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<7>
  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Union City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • West New York [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West New York
      • West New York [Hudson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West New York have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West New York

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 Harrison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrison.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harrison. 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 Harrison.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harrison. See our Newspapers Page for Harrison.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

Looking for more information about Harrison? 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 Harrison, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Harrison.

Adding Harrison to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrison 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 Harrison was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Harrison on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harrison on our Genealogy Page.

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About Hudson County

About New Jersey

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harrison. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hudson County: www.hudsoncountynj.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Hudson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrison.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (862) is an overlay for area code (973).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Harrison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harrison) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harrison. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7469, Longitude: -74.1541    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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