About Tenafly

About Tenafly

Tenafly is located on the Palisades just 20 minutes north of New York City and George Washington Bridge in Bergen County. Tenafly is known for its picturesque setting, great schools, and bustling downtown. As of the 2010 Census, Tenafly’s population was 14,488. Tenafly, NJ real estate consists of a mix of historic and newer properties.​

Tenafly, NJ real estate, quality of life, schools, and amenities have made this area one of the county’s most popular places to live. New Jersey Monthly has named Tenafly as one of the state’s “Best Places to Live.” The median home price is around $990,000. The median household income is around $119,000. Tenafly real estate includes gated condominium communities in historic buildings, ranch homes, and colonial and gothic style estates (many designed by renowned architects). The Plaza at Tenafly has condos ranging from $300-$800,000. The Heights have town homes from $1,000,000. Mid-century ranches with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath range from $500,000. Large colonials on expansive lots range from $700,000. Tenafly’s posh East Hill neighborhood includes million dollar homes.

Borough of Tenafly

100 Riveredge Rd, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 568-6100

Population: 14,992
Zip code: 07670
Median household income: $129,797

Map of Tenafly

Tenafly Post Office, 400 Tenafly Rd, Tel. 201-568-3518.

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Public Schools

Tenafly Public Schools include Tenafly High School, Tenafly Middle School, Malcolm S. Mackay School, Ralph S. Maugham School, J. Spencer Smith School, and Walter Stillman School. Tenafly’s schools rank in the Top 5 in the state, and its high school was named a Blue Ribbon School. GreatSchools.org have given Tenafly schools its highest ratings. 

Mackay Elementary School
111 Jefferson Ave. Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-7700​ 

Maugham Elementary School
111 Magnolia Ave. Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-7705

Smith Elementary School
101 Downey Dr. Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-7715

Stillman Elementary School
75 Tenafly Rd. Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-7710

Tenafly High School
19 Columbus Dr, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-6600

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Day Care & Nursery Schools

JCC – The Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School – 411 E. Clinton Ave, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 408-1436
LPS Day School (Chabad) – 11 Harold St, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 871-1152
Temple Sinai Early Childhood Center – 1 Engle St, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 568-3035
Shalom Yeladim - 91 W. Clinton Ave, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 894-8300
Jack In The Box - 500 Hillside Ave (inside Alpine public school), Alpine (201) 784-3900
302 Closter Dock Rd, Closter, Tel: (201) 768-3586
55 Magnolia Ave, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-9471
Cresskill Cooperative Preschool Inc. - 51 Brookside Ave, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 567-5865
Gan-Aviv Daycare - 21 W. Main St, Bergenfield, Tel: (201) 384-6111

Palisade Country Day School – 212-248 Herbert Ave, Closter, Tel: 201-784-7600 2324 5th St, Fort Lee, Tel: (201) 947-3898
Lindgen School & Camp - 211 Irving Ave, Closter, Tel: (201) 768-3550

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Public Library

Tenafly Public Library 
100 Riveredge Rd. Tel: (201) 568-8680

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Parks & Recreation

The Tenafly Nature Center with hiking trails, a natural lake and various botanical specimens is open to the public year round.

Tenafly Recreation offers a wide variety of instructional programs for all ages and seasonally themed special events.

Kaplan JCC on the Palisades one of the largest in the county offers many cultural and sports facilities and events including outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Located at 411 East Clinton Ave, is an agency serving families, senior adults and singles in Bergen County. Members enjoy full use of indoor/outdoor swimming pools, tennis, racquetball and squash courts, gyms, indoor track and state of the art fitness center. Members can also enroll their children in the JCC's nursery school, kindergarten and after school programming, summer camps and year round sports programs. Features golf, tennis and a swimming pool.

Tenafly Senior Center welcomes older adults from Tenafly and other Bergen County towns. The center offers a full weekday program of activities for adults age 55 and older.

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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

Houses Of Worship

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish (Roman Catholic): 10 County Rd. Tel: (201) 568-0545
Trinity Lutheran Church ​430 Knickerbocker Rd. Tel: (201) 568-8821

Temple Sinai - (Reform): 1 Engle Street, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 568-3035
Kesher - (Orthodox): 509 Engle Street, Englewood. Tel: (201) 227-1117
Chabad House - (Orthodox): 11 Harold Street, Tenafly Tel: (201) 871-1152
Chavurah Beth Shalom - (Progressive Reform): check site for services locations.  Tel: (201) 567-7806

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New Jersey Transit 166 runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes.
**There is no train service between Tenafly & Manhattan**

Three major airports located in the metropolitan area:
Newark Liberty InternationalJFK InternationalLa Guardia Airport

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For recommended restaurants in Tenafly click here

Grocery Stores

Stop & Shop Supermarket - 34 West Railroad Ave, Tenafly, (201) 894-5111 
ShopRite Supermarket - 40 Nathaniel Pl, Englewood, (201) 816-8330 
Kings Super Markets - 70 Union Ave, Cresskill, (201) 541-4900
Emanuel-Delicatessen - 52 W. Railroad Ave, Tenafly, (201) 266-8666
Tenafly Kosher Deli & Caterers - 22 Washington St, Tenafly, (201) 567-3033


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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Closter Animal Hospital,137 Piermont Rd, Closter, Tel: (201) 768-0880
Cresskill Animal Hospital, 39 Spring St, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 568-7700
Tenafly&Cliffside Animal Hospitals, 130 County Rd, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 567-7878
401 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, Tel: (201)
Demarest Veterinarian, 4 Pine Terr, Demarest, Tel: (201) 750-0075


Contact Information

Photo of Tami Rapaport - REalRapaport Group Real Estate
Tami Rapaport - REalRapaport Group
Prominent Properties | Sotheby's International Realty
90 County Road
Tenafly NJ 07670