Bergen County, nestled in the northeast corner of New Jersey, is the wealthiest, most populated and most educated county in the state.
Founded in 1683 as one of the four original counties of New Jersey, Bergen has much to boast about, from incredible school systems to a diverse population to breathtaking natural resources.
Bergen County is bordered on the east side by the Palisades which drop off 550 feet to the mighty Hudson River. The George Washington Bridge meets Bergen County in Fort Lee and is used daily by many Bergen residents.
From Rockleigh on the northern border to Englewood Cliffs just above the Bridge, exclusive houses and park-like properties are the norm. Below the Bridge, condominium towers offer breathtaking river and New York City views. The Ramapo Mountains in the northwest offer exciting getaways and tranquil sojourns. Lakes, rivers, parks and panoramic views are plentiful. The borough of Ridgewood anchors northwest Bergen, with a rich assortment of restaurants, arts and community activities.
Bergen County real estate is extremely desirable for family living. As a state, New Jersey ranks at the very top in education. And Bergen in particular has many of the state’s top school systems. Crime is very low, communities are tight-knit, and quality of life is high. For more information about specific towns and schools in Bergen, please call Michael Shetler at 201-421-0506 cell or 201-445-4300 x231 office. I’m happy to provide school reports and whatever else you may need to assist with your move. After all, the more you know before you buy, the more content you’ll be with your real estate decisions.