Overview of Midland Park
Midland Park is located in northeastern New Jersey, near the New York state line. The borough is situated in Bergen County, approximately four miles north of Paterson and roughly 17 miles north of Newark. Midland Park apartments for rent are excellent ways to join the growing population of more than 7,100 people living across the 1.56 square miles of land.
This borough is particularly family-friendly, with nearly one-fourth of its population younger than 18. Residents have easy access to major roads as the borough is situated in between state Highway 208, Route 17 and Interstate 287. Newark Liberty International Airport is only a 45-minute drive away, putting the world at residents' fingertips.
Living in Midland Park, NJ
The area that is known today as Midland Park was originally inhabited by Native American tribes before the arrival of Dutch settlers. Midland Park was incorporated as a borough on September 6, 1894, and the borough website explained that this was at the time that "Boroughitis" swept through Bergen County leading to the creation of more than 24 new municipalities in 1894 alone.
Today, residents of Midland Park enjoy an easy commute to nearby cities, including bustling New York City, via an extensive roadway system. You can even see New York City's skyline from Prospect Street on a clear day. The community is made up of many historic colonial homes, in addition to other moderately priced housing. Midland Park takes pride in its high school's broad curriculum as well as an extensive adult education program. There are numerous social and civic adult organizations, a free public library, an active senior citizens group and roughly eight churches making up this suburban community.
Midland Park Attractions and Special Events
Residents of Midland Park apartments and visitors have numerous attractions to enjoy, ranging from historical sites and museums to parks and outdoor recreation. City Town Info revealed that within 10 miles of Midland Park, attractions include the American Labor Museum, the Bergenfield Museum, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House and the New Jersey Naval Museum.
To get up close with nature, visitors can head to the Bergen County Zoological Park, the New Jersey Botanical Garden and the Glen Rock Arboretum. For prime outdoor recreation, the 1,373-acre Campgaw Mountain Reservation and the 2,145-acre Ramapo Valley County Reservation offer beautiful nature trails and facilities for tent camping and fishing.
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