Ridgewood

map_ridgewoodRidgewood is almost a six square mile village in Northeastern Bergen County, Fifteen miles from New York City. It was originally the home of the Leni-Lenape Indians; Dutch settlers followed. When the Paterson and Ramapo laid tracks and established a station wealthy New Yorkers looking for summer recreation built estates in the area, and eventually became year-round residents. Today, Ridgewood has a population of over twenty-four thousand residents, thriving business district, hospital, and a nationally recognized school system. – See more