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Welcome to Ridgefield Park ...

The village of Ridgefield Park is located in Bergen County<1>.

The location of Ridgefield Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ridgefield Park has a population of 12,901 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ridgefield Park is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ridgefield Park: (201) & (551)<5>

Websites for Ridgefield Park ...

Official Website:   www.ridgefieldpark.org/

Junior League:   www.thejlbc.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgefield Park had an population of 12,901 people. This is an increase of 1.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgefield Park had a population of 12,729 people. This makes Ridgefield Park the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Ridgefield Park represents 0.14% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,729 people, the population of Ridgefield Park decreased 1.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,873 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgefield Park.

Communities Also Named Ridgefield Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ridgefield Park - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Ridgefield Park ...

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

  • New York [Kings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [Kings County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Ridgefield Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Ridgefield Park
    • 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<7>
  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Ridgefield Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Ridgefield Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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      • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Ridgefield Park
      • 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.<2> 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Ridgefield Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<7>
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Ridgefield Park
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Ridgefield Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Ridgefield Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Ridgefield Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86,000 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgefield Park ...

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

Adding Ridgefield Park to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

The Communities of New Jersey

About Bergen County

About New Jersey

The official website for Ridgefield Park: www.ridgefieldpark.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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Bergen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgefield Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgefield Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (551) is an overlay for area code (201).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgefield Park) 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 Ridgefield Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgefield ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgefield Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8548, Longitude: -74.0201       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgefield Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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