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Overview of Teaneck

The township of Teaneck is located in the northeast corner of New Jersey, approximately six miles northeast of Passaic and roughly 11 miles north of bustling New York City. Teaneck sits in Bergen County and is considered part of the Bergen-Passaic metropolitan statistical area.

Teaneck apartments for rent can easily be found across the approximately six square miles of land and can be a great way to join the nearly 40,000 residents.

Living in Teaneck, NJ

Teaneck is proud to be one of the most culturally diverse communities in New Jersey, and residents particularly enjoy the family feel of the town. Teaneck apartments residents also enjoy the opportunities for business, natural landscapes and a stunning park system.

Teaneck was incorporated as a township on February 19, 1895, originally belonging to the townships of Ridgefield and Englewood. It is rumored that Teaneck's name originated from a Native American term that meant "the woods." City Town Info additionally reported that many people also believe that the town of Teaneck was named after a Dutch family that resided here, the Teneycks.

Teaneck Attractions and Special Events

There are numerous Teaneck attractions available to residents and visitors, including more than 23 township parks to enjoy outdoor recreation. The town additionally sponsors numerous outdoor activities throughout the year, including summer concerts.

Votee Park is one of the gems of Teaneck's park system and is located in the north central portion of the area. This particular popular area attraction includes an in-ground swimming pool, a children's wading pool, an amphitheater, three soccer fields, five baseball fields and four tennis courts, among much more. Other attractions of Votee Park include a children's playground, paved walking paths and numerous designated picnic areas. Movies are also shown in the park and open to the public.

Other notable Teaneck and nearby attractions include Dahnert's Lake County Park, Belskie Museum of Art and Science and Bergenfield Museum.

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