"The County Seat" Hackensack by Donna_in_India

Hackensack Travel Guide: 20 reviews and 16 photos

Hackensack is a city located in northern New Jersey's Bergen County. It is also the county seat. It's ideally located 12 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan and easily accessible by bus or rail.

About 45,000 people call Hackensack home and its population is extremely diverse.

The massive Hackensack University Medical Center and Fairleigh Dickinson University, as well as the county jail and stately County Court House are all located in Hackensack. The World War II submarine USS Ling and the New Jersey Naval Museum are here too. The 300+ year old First Dutch Reformed Church (Church on The Green) is New Jersey's 2nd oldest church and the county's oldest.

Hackensack is/has been home to many famous resident and has pop culture connections in music, movies, books, and TV.

There is plenty of shopping including an upscale mall and several good restaurants.

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