Old Tappan

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Old Tappan Schools   http://www.greatschools.org


Old Tappan public schools serve students in grades kindergarten through high school.

• T. Baldwin Demarest School (K-4)
• Charles DeWolf School (5-8)
• Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan (9-12)

Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan has received the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive. It was ranked 18th among public high schools in the state out of 316 schools surveyed in 2008 by New Jersey Monthly magazine. The school offers top-ranked sports teams for boys and girls, and a nationally known music program with a competitive wind symphony and an acclaimed string ensemble.

Old Tappan Transportation and Commute  http://www.njtransit.com


Private bus service provided by Red and Tan Bus Lines travels from Old Tappan to Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, taking just under one hour.

New Jersey Transit trains to New York City can be reached at stations in nearby Westwood and Hillsdale. MTA Metro-North Railroad service can be found across the Tappan Zee Bridge from Old Tappan in Tarrytown, New York. The trip to New York City takes about 35 minutes.

The New York Metropolitan area’s three major airports – Newark Liberty International, JFK International and La Guardia Airport, can be reached in under 45 minutes by car.

Ferry riders can reach 39th Street in Manhattan from a departure point in Edgewater on River Road. The ride takes about 15 minutes.

About Old Tappan 

Old Tappan is a beautiful and family-friendly town located in the northern tip of Bergen County. Old Tappan is conveniently located in close proximity to many major roadways and offers public transportation by bus or train to New York City and beyond. With a population of approximately 5,500 residents, Old Tappan, New Jersey offers its residents a convenient location, a good school system and a variety of recreational activities. The residents of Old Tappan can enjoy the many shopping, dining and recreational options offered throughout Bergen County.

With a large variety of homes for sale and property types to offer, not to mention the town's recreational activities and its close proximity to New York City, real estate in Old Tappan attracts buyers from across the county around the state.

General Information 

Town Name: Old Tappan
City Hall: Old Tappan Borough Hall
Address: 227 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan NJ 07675
Phone Number: 201-664-1849
Land Area: 3.9 square miles
Distance to NYC: 12 miles
Town Website: http://www.oldtappan.net
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service: United Water Company
Gas & Electric: P.S.E. & G./Rockland Electric