Teaneck, New Jersey
Teaneck Township was formed on 19th February, 1895 from the portions of Ridgefield Township, Englewood Township, Leonia and Bogota. In 1927, the opening of Phelps Estate, owned by William Walter Phelps, led to a significant population growth. After the completion of George Washington Bridge in 1931, thousands of people moved into Teaneck resulting in almost quadrupling the population. Selection of Teaneck as model community of America amongst more than 10,000 contenders in 1949 further complemented its growth. Visitors of Teaneck can virtually travel back to the post American Revolutionary War period by visiting the historic homes like Banta-Coe House, John Ackerman House, Adam Vandelinda House, Caspar Westervelt House and Christian Cole House that have been carefully preserved.
Teaneck is spread over 16 square kilometers and is home to more than 40,000 people comprising of Americans, Pacific Islanders, Asians and Latinos/Hispanics. Though English is the main spoken language here, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, Hebrew and Tagalog are also spoken by a lesser number of people, showing how culturally diverse communities thrive in this township. Teaneck is bordered to the east by Leonia and Englewood, to the west by Hackensack and River Eidge, to the north by Bergenfield and New Milford and to the south by Bogota and Ridgefield Park.
New Jersey Transit operates frequent bus services on Teaneck Road, Cedar Lane and Route 4. Scheduled bus service is offered by Rockland Coaches to Port Authority Bus Terminal. Spanish Transportation and various other operators provide regular jitney services between New Jersey, Paterson and George Washington Bridge Bus Station. Ameribus/Saddle River Tours also provide service to George Washington Bridge Bus Station.
Teaneck plays host to diverse cultural environments and thriving business together with unmatched parks and natural areas. This township boasts of extensive wild areas including World of Wings and Teaneck Creek Conservancy, which are being visited the most. Tourists fond of movies can visit Teaneck Cinemas for a comfortable and reasonably priced movie show. Those who want to experience the nightlife of Teaneck can head to The Cottage Bar or Life Ultra Lounge. Food enthusiasts can take their pick from East Japanese (Japanese, Sushi), Sammy’s Pizzeria (Pizza), Nobo Wine & Grill (Steakhouse), Veggie Heaven (Vegetarian), Bischoff’s (Desserts), Smokey Joe’s (BBQ), Madre’s Cuban Cuisine (Cuban, Spanish) and BV Tuscany (Italian), among others.
Summer and winter temperature averages in Teaneck are approximately 730F and 430F respectively, which makes spring or autumn the ideal time to visit this region.