About Fort Lee

About Fort Lee

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Otherwise known as "Hollywood on the Hudson" for its history of film making, Fort Lee is 2.50 square miles bordered on the north by Englewood Cliffs, on the south by Cliffside Park, on the west by Englewood and Palisades Park and on the east by the Hudson River with its panoramic views of New York City. Despite its rapid commercial and population growth, Fort Lee still retains the charm one expects to find in a small town. The town has a combination of attractive features. Moreover, Fort Lee' s Ethnic & Cultural Heritage have been greatly diversified and arrivals from all nations are settling in the borough.

Population: 37,195
Zip Code: 07024
Median Household Income: $74,395

Fort Lee Borough Hall
309 Main St, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 592-3500

Fort Lee Post Office
229 Main St, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 944-1865

Public Library
320 Main St, Fort Lee, Tel: (201) 592-3615

Map of Fort Lee

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Public Schools

Elementary School no. 1
250 Hoym St, Tel: (201) 585-4620

Elementary School no. 2
2047 Jones Rd, Tel: (201) 585-4630

Elementary School no. 3
2047 Jones Rd, Tel: (201) 585-4630

Elementary School no. 4
1193 Anderson Ave, Tel: (201) 585-4650

Lewis F. Cole Middle School
467 Stillwell Ave, Tel: (201) 585-4660

Fort Lee High School
3000 Lamoine Ave, Tel: (201) 585-4675

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Daycare & Nursery Schools

Itsy Bitsy Early Learning Center
1275 15th St, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 224-4052

Happy Kids Preschool
1350 15th St, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 224-0500

Chabad Preschool of Fort Lee
808 Abbot Blvd, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 886-1238

Small World Montessori School
308 Tom Hunter Rd, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 242-1300

Shalom Yeladim
91 W. Clinton Ave, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 894-8300

Gan-Aviv Daycare
21 W. Main St, Bergenfield. Tel: (201) 384-6111

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Parks & Recreation

Fort Lee Community Center
1355 Inwood Terr, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 592-4699

Fort Lee Youth Center
2265 Lemoine Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 592-3755

Fort Lee Recreation Center
Bottom of Stillwell Avenue (at William T. Birch Park), Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 592-3630

Fort Lee Historic Park
a 33-acre cliff-top park area with scenic overlooks, a reconstructed Revolutionary War encampment, and a Visitor Center. The entrance to Fort Lee Historic Park is on Hudson Terrace immediately south of the George Washington Bridge

William T. Birch Park
8th Street (off of Stillwell Ave), Fort Lee.

Constitution Park
Between Fletcher Avenue & Lewis Street & Linwood Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 592-3750

Fort Lee Senior Services

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Englewood Hospital
350 Engle Street, Englewood. Tel: (201) 894-3000

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack. Tel: (201) 996-2000 

Holy Name Hospital
718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck. Tel: (201) 833-3000

Palisades General Hospital
7600 River Road, North Bergen. Tel: (201) 854-5000

Valley Hospital
223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood. Tel: (800) 825-5391

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Houses Of  Worship

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
1576 Palisade Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 461-7260

Church of the Madonna
340 Main St, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 944-2727

Eden Presbyterian Church
2420 Lemoine Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 944-0554


Jewish Community Center (Gesher Shalom)
1449 Anderson Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 947-1735

Chabad of Fort Lee
808 Abbott Blvd # 1, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 886-1238

Young Israel of Fort Lee 
1610 Parker Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 592-1518

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Bus lines

- Red & Tan 184 goes across the George Washington Bridge averaging 25-30 minutes. 
- New Jersey Transit 156R runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 30-40 minutes.

For more information click here.

There is no train service between Fort Lee & Manhattan.

Three major airports located in the metropolitan area:
Newark Liberty International, JFK International, La Guardia Airport

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For recommended restaurants in Fort Lee click here.

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Grocery Stores
Acme Markets
2160 Lemoine Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 944-1145

ShopRite Supermarket
40 Nathaniel Pl, Englewood. Tel: (201) 816-8330

Cafasso’s Fairway Market
1214 Anderson Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 224-7900

H Mart
112 Linwood Plaza, Ste 130, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 947-7800

Trader Joe’s
715 River Rd, Edgewater. Tel: (201) 945-5932

Whole Foods Market
905 River Rd, Edgewater. Tel: (201) 941-4000

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Utilities & Services

Public Utilities

PSE&G (gas/electric)

Rockland Electric
Suez (water)

Other Services

Verizon (phone/Internet)
Cabelvision (Optimum)
Time Warner Cable

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Pet Vet Fort Lee Animal Clinic
1580 Lemoine Ave # 5, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 582-3384

Red Roof Fort Lee Animal Hospital
1634 Center Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: 201-947-5600

Fort Lee Oradell Veterinary
1200 Palisade Ave, Fort Lee. Tel: (201) 947-2442

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Contact Information

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Tenafly NJ 07670