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Fort Lee Real Estate

Living in Fort Lee, NJ

Fort Lee was named for General Charles Lee after the area was used as a defensive point in the Revolutionary War. Often called “New York City’s sixth borough”, Fort Lee offers convenient access to New York City serving as the New Jersey entrance to the George Washington Bridge.


Local Amenities

Fort Lee has 14 different parks throughout the borough, such as William Birch Park, Constitution Park, and Firemen’s Park. Looking for a bite to eat? Try Fort Lee’s highly rated Franco’s Metro, Prime & Beyond, or Hiura Restaurant!


Children in Fort Lee attend four elementary schools from kindergarten to sixth grade, School 1, School 2, School 3, and School 4. School 1 also offers a pre-kindergarten program. From there, students attend Lewis F. Cole Middle School for seventh and eighth grade, and Fort Lee High School from ninth to twelfth grade. For alternative education options, there are several private schools in the area. Christ the Teacher serves students from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. Fort Lee Education Center serves students from seventh to twelfth grade. There are also several schools providing pre-kindergarten programs, such as First Step Day Care Center, Fort Lee Montessori Pre-School, Fort Lee Youth Center Playgroup, among others. Students are also eligible to attend vocational magnet schools in Bergen County, including Bergen County Academies in Hackensack and Bergen Technical High School in Teterboro or Paramus.

Places of Worship

Church of the Madonna
Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church
Jewish Community Center of Fort Lee
Young Israel of Fort Lee
First Reformed Church of the Palisades
Eden Presbyterian Church
Bethany United Methodist Church
Fort Lee Gospel Church
Dongsan Alliance Church of New Jersey
New Synagogue of Fort Lee
Presbyterian World Gospel Mission Church


Bus service is provided by New Jersey Transit to The Port Authority Bus Terminal and the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal.