Discover Ridgewood, NJ

If you're not sure you're ready to leave the city life but you want more space, top-rated schools, and beautiful neighborhoods, then Ridgewood may be for you. This quaint yet cosmopolitan village is filled with a plethora of charming shops, restaurants, and markets. This bustling and vibrant community is located only 45 minutes away from Manhattan by either express bus or train.

Ridgewood has a consistently top-rated school system and a well-regarded and competitive athletics program.

The YWCA runs a very active newcomers association geared towards helping new residents make friends and become part of the community. Graydon pond is Ridgewood's town pool, and it's very popular with residents in the summertime. There's also plenty of green space with parks, running trails, dog runs, and bike trails.

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Home Styles

When it comes to real estate, Ridgewood has a breadth of architectural styles and homes for every budget. Buyers from around the world have been happy to make Ridgewood their home.

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Ridgewood has a nationally recognized school system eager to deliver quality education through academic and non-academic activities for your children.

West Side Schools

  • Ridge Elementary 

  • Willard Elementary

  • Orchard Elementary

  • George Washington Middle school

East Side Schools:

  • Hawes Elementary

  • Travell Elementary

  • Somerville Elementary

  • Benjamin Franklin Middle School

Ridgewood High School

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Ridgewood is only 45 minutes from Manhattan by train. An express bus runs down Route 17, or drive the 22 miles to midtown.

  • ​Ridgewood New Jersey Transit Railway Station

  • Ridgewood Bus Terminal

  • Shortline Express Bus on Route 17


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Parks & Recreation

Ridgewood has a vibrant downtown with tons of shops and restaurants. Buyers here appreciate the conveniences of urban life with the comfort of suburban amenities.

Area Parks:

Graydon Pool

Habernickel Park & fields

Saddle River Bike Path (& dog run)