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Welcome to Weehawken ...

Weehawken is located in Hudson County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Weehawken, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 15, 1859.

Weehawken is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Weehawken ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
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    • New York [New York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Weehawken
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Weehawken
    • 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]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Weehawken
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of Weehawken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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      • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Weehawken
      • 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]
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      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Weehawken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Weehawken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
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    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Weehawken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
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      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Weehawken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Weehawken
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weehawken ...

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

Adding Weehawken to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Hudson County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Weehawken. 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>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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weehawken - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weehawken) 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 Weehawken. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WeehawkenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weehawken. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7695, Longitude: -74.0204       In this case, the coordinates for Weehawken have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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