Home to 12,000 residents, this small, 3.6 square-mile community is nestled in the Watchung Mountains, in northwestern Union County, NJ, about 15 miles west of Newark. Located on the Passaic River, New Providence has beautiful, residential and recreational areas with top-rated schools and businesses. In the spring, the town comes together to celebrate the Our Lady of Peace fair with all kinds of tasty treats, games, music, auctions, and more.

The Housing Market in New Providence

Below, you can examine current trends in housing prices in New Providence, NJ, see the Walk Score® for any address in New Providence, and check out the ratings of local schools.

Fun Fact: Jeff Grob, drummer of the 1970s rock band, “Looking Glass,” was born and raised in New Providence.


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