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Located in the most northeastern part of Bergen County, Haworth is a former farming community known today for a small town feel, quiet sensibility and civic spirit that expresses itself through volunteerism in many areas. The boroughs of Closter, Demarest, Dumont, and Oradell, and the Oradell Reservoir border Haworth, which was formed by act of the New Jersey legislature in 1904 from Dumont and Harrington Township.

Haworth Population:

3,390

Haworth Median Family income:

$112,500

Haworth Schools:

The Haworth public school serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest, which is part of the Northern Valley Regional High School district.

Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest was ranked 9th among New Jersey public high schools by New Jersey Monthly magazine in 2008. The school has received the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award a school can receive. Its highly regarded music department has won North American school competitions.

Haworth Cultural and Recreational Resources:

Haworth is known for top-notch recreational opportunities provided by the volunteer Recreation Commission. Facilities include beautifully maintained fields for baseball and softball, four outdoor tennis courts and a private indoor tennis club, a swim club and two private golf courses.

The White Beeches Country Club features an 18-hole course built in 1915 and designed by Walter Travis that has hosted U.S. Open sectional qualifiers, Met Open qualifiers and the State Open. The course at Haworth Country Club, which opened in 1965, was designed by Toscana Filenti and redesigned by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. in 2000.

The Haworth Municipal Library, part of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System, loans books and other media like DVDs, and presents cultural and educational activities that enrich life for the entire community, particularly children.

The prestigious Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) is a performing arts center near Haworth in downtown Englewood. The bergenPAC attracts over 300,000 visitors each year with world-class names in ballet and jazz, and popular acts as Rick Springfield, the Beach Boys, B.B. King, Joan Rivers, STYX, George Benson, Alice Cooper, and The Bacon Brothers.

In nearby Closter, the Closter Nature Center offers an oasis of woods and water in the middle of town. Ponds, brooks, meadows, and forests are available to explore, and educational and environmental programs are offered, along with a summer program for young people.

Also nearby, the Demarest Nature Center and Tenafly Nature Center offer trails and brooks to explore.

The JCC (Jewish Community Center) in Tenafly is one of the largest in Bergen County, with sports indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and spaces for cultural events and community recreational activities in a state-of-the-art building about a 10-minute drive from Closter.

In Demarest, the Old Church Cultural Center is housed in the building that was the first community’s first church built in 1874. The OCCC includes the Art School and Center Gallery at Old Church. The art school offers courses in arts and crafts from beginner level to advanced professionals.

Haworth Transportation and Commute:

The main roads through Haworth for travel by car are Sunset Avenue and Schraalenburgh Road.

New Jersey Transit buses travel from Haworth to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, which takes about 40 minutes, and to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal in Upper Manhattan.

There is no train service between Haworth and Manhattan.

The New York Metropolitan region’s three major airports - Newark Liberty International, JFK International, La Guardia Airport – all are located within one hour of Haworth by car.

Haworth Health Services:

General health and specialty services including pediatrics are available in nearby Closter and Tenafly, and a major hospital in Englewood serves the region.

• Pedimedica of Closter
• Tenafly Pediatrics
• Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

The hospital, an affiliate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, provides patients with comprehensive world-class care. It offers state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced medical, surgical, therapeutic and diagnostic services. The facility is renowned for bloodless medicine and cardiac and vascular surgery programs, while acting as a leader in breast care, oncology and joint-replacement services.

Haworth Entertainment:

Shopping in quiet Haworth is limited, and residents often travel to nearby towns like Closter and Demarest for retail and other entertainment interests such as restaurants.

Closter shopping includes stores for everyday needs, like supermarkets and auto repair, as well as specialty shops such as boutiques, all located in the central business district. The downtown Demarest business district offers a few shops and restaurants.

The cultural diversity of Closter leads to a wide variety of restaurants in many settings, covering everything from quick bites to fine dining. Japanese, Korean and Italian food are well represented among the quality offerings.

The latest films play at Clearview’s Closter Cinema 4 in town.

In Demarest, Rockland Coaches on route 20 and 20T stop by the Duck Pond on County Route 505 and take passengers to the Palisades Center, a popular shopping destination in West Nyack, New York.
 

Bergen County Information

Founded:
1683
  Area:
247 Square Miles
  Population:
909,235
  Largest City: Hackensack
  Median Income:
$79,577
  Median Home Price:
$475,000
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