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Located in Union County, New Providence, New Jersey, is nestled in the Watchung Mountains, approximately 28 miles west of New York City. It borders Chatham, Summit, and Berkeley Heights, with settled residential neighborhoods that host modest as well as upscale homes.

Commuters in New Providence enjoy midtown direct service to New York City’s Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal from New Providence Station and Murray Hill Station. New Providence also has quick access to I-78, the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, and Newark International Airport.

New Providence is located only minutes from Overlook Medical Center and one of the nation’s largest multispecialty medical practices, Summit Medical Group.


Downtown New Providence offers its residents cheerful restaurants, coffee shops, delis, pizzerias, pharmacies, nail/hair salons, and professional offices, including those for medical, legal, veterinary medicine, and accounting. In addition, upscale shopping at Short Hills Mall is less than 3 miles away.

New Providence hosts three playgrounds, an ice-skating rink, eight ball fields, eight public tennis courts, and two large community pools. Its public library is home to more than 70,000 books and offers movies, book groups, special interest clubs, story and craft time for young children, teen programs, and teen volunteer opportunities.

A settled community with fine schools,
New Providence offers easy access
to neighboring towns and New York City.


The New Providence School District serves approximately 2,200 kids pre-K through grade 12 in four schools. Its middle and high schools share one building and many of the same services. Its middle school has been a recipient of the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence. In addition, New Jersey Monthly has ranked New Providence high school among top high schools in the state.


In addition to its outstanding public schools, New Providence is convenient to highly ranked private schools, including American Boys Preparatory Academy, Kent Place School, Mount Saint Mary Academy, Our Lady of Peace Elementary School, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Oratory Preparatory School, and Seton Hall Preparatory School.

According to the most recent Census data, approximately 13,500 people live in New Providence. The median household income is approximately $130,000, and its median home value is $583,000.