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Welcome to Hoboken ...

The coastal city of Hoboken is located in Hudson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hoboken has a population of 52,806 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Hoboken, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated April 9, 1849.

Hoboken is near sea level<3>.

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

Area codes for Hoboken: (201) & (551)<4>

Websites for Hoboken ...

Official Website: www.ci.hoboken.nj.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hoboken had an population of 52,806 people. This is an increase of 5.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hoboken had a population of 50,005 people (which is 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 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Hoboken ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hoboken
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Hoboken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Hoboken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hoboken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Hoboken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hoboken
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Hoboken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Hoboken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hoboken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hoboken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,775 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hoboken.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hoboken. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hoboken.

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 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 Hoboken, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hoboken.

Adding Hoboken to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hoboken on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hudson County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hoboken: www.ci.hoboken.nj.us/

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 Hoboken.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hoboken - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (551) is an overlay for area code (201).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hoboken. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HobokenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoboken. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7428, Longitude: -74.0321    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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