- About Mahwah
Mahwah, the largest township in Bergen County covers 16,450 acres or 26.7 square miles of land. Bordered by the towns of:
- Franklin Lakes
- Oakland in Bergen County
- Suffern in neighboring Rockland County, New York
- Upper Saddle River
The Ideal Location
Mahwah is ideally located. It is situated to take advantage of the natural beauty of its surroundings as well as the many highways (routes 17 and 287) and byways that cross through its boundaries. New York City with its many cultural attractions is a mere 30 miles away and shopping malls abound in nearby Paramus, New Jersey and Nyack, New York.
The township is comprised of five sections each having a personality of its own and made up of different types of housing and businesses. There is a long-established Cragmere Park, which consists of residential homes only; West Mahwah largely residential but containing some businesses and industries. Mahwah Proper, considered the town center, contains businesses, the post office, and the police station; Fardale and Masonicus, formally considered farming and residential areas, now containing many single-family homes and condominium developments.
At a Glance
|Location||Northwest Bergen County|
|Population Density (Square Miles)||690.31|
|Total Owner-Occupied Housing Units||7,620|
|Office and Industrial||66|