Westwood Real Estate

Living In Westwood, NJ

Known as the “Hub of Pascack Valley,” Westwood development began back in 1780 when Isaac Bogert purchased a track of 500 acres. He then started development and opened the first general store. Today, the town of Westwood is a bustling community with a population of over 10,000 people, a booming downtown shopping district and convenient rail transportation to Manhattan.
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Local Amenities

The downtown area has it all from specialty shops, restaurants to corporate owned businesses. There are also amazing parks such as the 18th Century Mill at Bogart’s Pond and the Gazebo at Veteran’s Park where one can enjoy out door flea markets and concerts through the warmer months. A popular Museum is the Westwood Heritage Society Museum. Be sure not to miss The Melting Pot, where you can have fun creating your own dish, or the more relaxed pubs such as The Iron Horse and PJ Finnegan’s. Westwood is also home to the Hackensack University Medical Center.

Schools

Students of Westwood attend one of four elementary schools; Berkeley Avenue Elementary School (k-5), Brookside Elementary School (k-5), Jessie F. George Elementary School (pre-k – 5) and Washington Elementary School (k-5), then Westwood Regional Middle School (6-7) and Westwood Regional High School (8th -12th).

 

Places of Worship

St. Andrew Parish
Grace Episcopal Church
Calvary Baptist Church
Grace Korean Methodist Church
Lebanon Baptist Church
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
New St. Mark Ame Zion Church
Our Lady of Good Counsel
St. John Ame Church
Westwood Korean Presbyterian
Westwood Reformed Church
Westwood United Methodist
Zion Lutheran Church
Chabad of Old Tappan

Transportation

The New Jersey Transit Pascack Valley Line provides service into Hoboken and also connects with Secaucus Junction (connecting to New York Penn Station). Buses to The Port Authority and The George Washington Bridge Station are provided via New Jersey Transit and Rockland Coaches.