DEMAREST TOWN INFORMATION
              
                       CITY HALL            
       Demarest Borough Hall: 118 Serpentine Road, Demarest, NJ. 07627   201-768-0167
       Government:                    Mayor & Council
       Type:                                  Borough
       Police Employees:           13
                       Population:                        4,938
       Land area:                         2.1 square miles
       Website:  











       LIBRARY
       Public Library:                 90 Hardenburgh Ave. Demarest, NJ. 07627   Phone: 201-768-8714
                 Hours:                               M,Th:10a-8p, T,W:10a-5p, F:10a-1p, Sun:1p-5p (Closed on Saturdays)
                 Number of Books:           29,667 books
                 Website:                   






















       

       PARKS & RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS
    Residents of Demarest can enjoy a wonderful municipal pool tucked away in the woods of
    The Demarest Nature Center. Also available for the public are two outdoor ice skating rinks, a public
    playground and a wonderful sports field and Tennis Courts.  
    A part-time recreation director is employed by the borough to coordinate activities and summer programs.
    Demarest also offers holiday festivity programs as well as outdoors summer concerts and carnivals.

    The public library on Hardenburgh Ave. is stocked with over 29,667 books as well as many audio
    and video disks, it also offers educational and cultural events for children and adults.

    The Demarest Nature Center offers family hiking trails and a wonderful brook to walk along and relax
    or jog through while enjoying fresh air in the woods. A quaint hanging bridge crosses over the brook
    connecting the west side to the eastern part of the Nature Center, all tucked in the middle of the borough
    just minutes from any part of Demarest.  

    The wonderful Tenafly Nature Center located at 313 Hudson Ave. is just a short 5 minute drive from
    Demarest, visit their website at  
    The neighboring town of Closter also offers a nearby public nature center, visitors can enjoy a variety of
    hiking trails and outdoor activities.  

    The JCC (Jewish Community Center) offers many sports facilities including indoor and outdoor
    swimming pools, cultural events and community recreational activities, all housed in and around its state of
    the art building and grounds located at 411 East Clinton Ave in neighboring Tenafly, just a short 10 minute
    drive from Demarest. It is one of the largest such centers in Bergen County.
    For information call 201-569-7900 or visit their website at  

    The Art School at Old Church is a meeting place for learning and exchanging artistic ideas.
    Located at 561 Piermont Rd. in Demarest, it offers various fine art classes, craft instruction, studios and
    exhibitions, it is a wonderful nonprofit-nonsectarian community educational facility.
    For information call 201-767-7160 or visit their website at

    Nearby Demarest there are a variety of country clubs and golf courses to choose from.















       HOUSES OF WORSHIP                        
  • Demarest Baptist Church, 563 Piermont Rd. 201-768-1073
  • Han In Korean Church of New Jersey, 109 Hardenburgh Ave. 201-767-6822
  • St. Joseph's RC Church, 280 County Rd. 201-768-2371
  • St. Joseph's Korean Catholic Church Mission, 274 County Rd. 201-767-1954
  • United Methodist Church, 109 Hardenburgh Rd. 201-768-4355














       TOWN GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS
       Garden Club, The Art School at Old Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Newcomers Club,
       Senior Citizens Center, Democratic & Republican Clubs.

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    HOUSING INFORMATION
    Total Houses:                 1,634
    Owner Occupied:           1,470
    Renter Occupied:          131
    Vacant Units:                  33
    Tax Rate:                         1.96% of town assessed value.

    DEMAREST PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    Board of Education:       568 Piermont Rd. Demarest, NJ. 07627  Phone: 201-768-6060
                                             Office of the Superintendent of schools  Phone: 201-768-6060
                                             Website:
    County Road School:       For children in Kindergarten and First Grade
                                                   130 County Road, Demarest, NJ. 07627 Phone: 201-768-6256
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    Luther Lee Emerson School: For children in Second through Fourth grade
                                             15 Columbus Rd. Demarest, NJ. 07627   Phone: 201-784-2084
                               Website:

    Demarest Middle School: For students in Fifth through Eighth grade
                                              568 Piermont Rd. Demarest, NJ. 07627  Phone: 201-768-6061
                               Website:

    Northern Valley Regional High School:   (Demarest, Closter & Haworth)       
      150 Knickerbocker Rd. Demarest, NJ. 07627
           Website:                                                                 Phone: 201-768-3200

    TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
    Buses:                           NJ Transit. Website:                                        
                                          Red & Tan. Website:                                     
                                          Both bus lines offer NYC service to the GWB and the
                                          Port Authority terminals.
    Major Highways:           9W, Palisades Interstate Parkway, Route 4, Route 17,
                                          Garden State Parkway, NJ Turnpike.
    Ferry service to NYC:  NY Waterway. Website:
    Airports:                        Newark Liberty, John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia.
    Railroads:                      NJ Transit, Amtrak.

    UTILITIES & SERVICES
    Water:               Hackensack Water Company
    Gas & Electric: P.S.E.& G and Rockland Electric
    Health:              Englewood Hospital, 350 Engle St., Englewood, NJ. 07631
    Sanitation:        Curbside collection Mondays & Thursdays town wide.
                             Thursdays - Junk (furniture, household items, etc.) Curbside pickup only.
    Recycling:        Curbside, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays.
         Metal & plastic may be commingled & must be in plastic containers.
                                   2nd & 4th Wed. Curbside pickup of paper recyclables, bundled or bagged.
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