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Welcome to Hoboken ...

The coastal city of Hoboken is located in Hudson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hoboken has a population of 55,131 people<1> (see below for details).

Hoboken was incorporated April 9, 1849.

The community of Hoboken is near sea level<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hoboken: (201) and (551)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hoboken had a population of 50,005 people (or 7.88% of the total population of Hudson County). This makes Hoboken the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hoboken represents 0.57% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 50,005 people, the population of Hoboken increased 29.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,577 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hoboken had an population of 55,131 people. This is an increase of 10.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hoboken ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hoboken and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Clifton   [Map]   86,607   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   130,215   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Newark   [Map]   285,154   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Passaic   [Map]   71,247   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Paterson   [Map]   148,678   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bronx (NY)   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hoboken.

Communities Also Named Hoboken ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Hoboken - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Georgia (2), New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hoboken. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hoboken. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hoboken. Our list includes 21 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hoboken:

Websites for Hoboken ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoboken ...

Looking for more information about Hoboken? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hoboken? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hoboken, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hoboken.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Hoboken. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hoboken.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hoboken - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (551) is an overlay for area code (201).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Hoboken. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hoboken) 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 Hoboken. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hoboken

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoboken. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7426, Longitude: -74.0285     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hoboken have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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