Helpful general information when living in Bergen County

Public Utilities:
Public Services Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) – www.pseg.com  – Tel: 800-436-7734
United Water – www.unitedwater.com – Tel: 800-422-5987

Phone & Cable Services:
Optimum – www.optimum.com – Tel: 973-230-2037
Verizon – www.verizon.com  – Tel: 866-326-7937

Hospitals:
Englewood Hospital – www.englewoodhospital.com  – 350 Engle St,  Englewood, NJ 07631. Tel: 201-894-3000
Hackensack University Medical Center – www.hackensackumc.org  – 30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Tel: 201-996-2000
Holy Name Hospital – www.holyname.org  – 718 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666. Tel:  201-833-3000
Valley Hospital – www.valleyhealth.com  – 223 N. Van Dien Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Tel: 800-825-5391

Transportation
New Jersey Transit – www.njtransit.com
New Jersey Bus Information – Bus Schedules at www.njtransit.com
New Jersey Train Information – Train Schedules at www.njtransit.com

Bergen County is in the northeast corner of New Jersey. Settled by the Dutch, Bergen was created in 1683 as one of New Jersey’s four original Counties. Its early borders included what are now Passaic and Hudson counties. In 1675 Bergen was included in a judicial district with the counties of Essex, Monmouth, and Middlesex. In 1683 the Provincial Assembly recognized Bergen as a county. In 1710, Hackensack became the county seat. Today, our 239-square-mile parcel of land in the northeast corner of the state has an estimated population of 825,380, and has 70 municipalities, 56 boroughs, nine townships, three cities and two villages.

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