Ridgewood Real Estate

Living in Ridgewood, NJ

Started in 1700 by European settler Johannes Vam Emburgh, Ridgewood is now a growing commuter town in Bergen County with convenient access to New York City. Today, Ridgewood boasts vintage homes and a diverse central business district, as well as an award-winning school district and plenty of community space.

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Local Amenities
With a bustling downtown area, Ridgewood offers several great options for dining: Ridge Thai, Village Green, La Lanterna Café and Grill, Latour, just to name a few! Ridgewood is also home to the famous Country Pancake House, which serves some of the largest pancakes in the country! Ridgewood is also home to Graydon Park, which features a pool, baseball field, soccer field and roller rink.

Schools
Ridgewood features six different elementary schools for children in kindergarten to fifth grade: Henrietta Hawes Elementary School, Orchard Elementary School, Ridge Elementary School, Irwin B. Somerville Elementary School, Ira W. Travell Elementary School and Willard Elementary School. Students can then attend either Benjamin Franklin Middle School or George Washington Middle School for sixth grade to eighth. Finally, all students from ninth grade to twelfth attend Ridgewood High School.

Places of Worship
Unitarian Society of Ridgewood
Community of Christ Church
World Mission Society
Ridgewood Community of Christ
Temple Israel and Jewish Center
Ridgewood Friends Meeting
Church Nativity Religious
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
First Presbyterian Church

Transportation
Bus service is provided by New Jersey Transit to The Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The Ridgewood Train Station offers train service to Hoboken. From there, midtown or downtown Manhattan is just 10 minutes away!