Fort Lee

fort leeFort Lee, New Jersey

Recently ranked among the list of 50 safest cities in the entire state, Fort Lee located atop the Hudson Palisades offers its visitors a beautiful view of Manhattan while providing the suburban feel of a New Jersey town. The borough was named after General Charles Lee and was incorporated in 1904 from the remaining areas of Ridgefield Township.

Demographics

Fort Lee consists of a total area of 7.478 square kilometers with an elevation of 289 feet. It borders Edgewater, Cliffside Park, Leonia, Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, Ridgefield, Palisades Park and Washington Heights. Fort Lee is widely considered as the sixth borough of NYC due to its cosmopolitan ambience and close proximity to Manhattan. The borough is home to approximately 37,000 people from various races like Whites and African Americans, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and Indians among others.

Fort Lee is governed by a Mayor (directly elected by voters for a four-year term of office) and a Borough Council consisting of six council members (all elected at-large to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis).
Education system in Fort Lee comprises of public schools operated by the Fort Lee School District and private schools like Christ the Teacher, Fort Lee Education Center and Hooks Lane School, among others.

Transportation

Fort Lee is well connected with other parts of NJ through roads and highways like Palisades Interstate Parkway, Interstate 95 – the modern terminus of NJ Turnpike, U.S. Route 46 and County Route 505. This borough is complemented by the busiest motor vehicle bridge of the world – The George Washington Bridge that crosses Hudson River from the borough to Washington Heights. NJ Transit operates bus services to Port Authority Bus Terminal and George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal. These two terminals are also served by Rockland Coaches with Ameribus/Saddle River Tours providing service to George Washington Bus Station.

Tourism

The birthplace of Motion Picture Industry, Fort Lee offers some beautiful tourist attractions for everyone. Some of the notable ones are Fort Lee Historic Park, Firemen’s Park, Constitution Park and Black Hat Escape Room.
The Recreation Department of this borough also organizes various recreational activities and events for its residents such as community summer events, night concerts, summer mini-camps and day camps for children and young adults etc.

Food

Some prominent restaurants in this borough include Franco’s Metro fort lee house-of-malaysia(Italian cuisine, Pizza etc), So Kong Dong (Asian and Korean cuisine), Hiram’s Roadstand (American cuisine and Fast food), Prime & Beyond (Korean cuisine and Steakhouse), Yamagata Japanese Restaurant (Asian, Japanese cuisine and Sushi), It’s Greek To Me (Greek Cuisine) and House of Malaysia (Malaysian cuisine).

Fort Lee is a beautiful place to visit as well as stay. We buy and sell homes in Fort Lee. So, when are you setting a date with this beautiful borough?

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