Originally settled by the Dutch, Midland Park was incorporated in 1894, expanded in 1920 and again in 1931 acquiring land from near-by Wyckoff.
Today, the small community of moderately priced homes covers 1.6 square miles and is home to almost 7000 residents.
Midland Park borders Ridgewood, Waldwick and Wyckoff, is an easy commute to New York City and is serviced by the NJ Transit Bus-Line. There is easy access to all highways and is close to many local shopping malls.The town offers casual as well as gourmet restaurants, many convenience stores and a myriad of interesting shops to browse.
Many quaint older colonial homes dot the landscape of this quiet residential town. Midland Park is a close-knit community, with proud residents that get involved and are glad to call this town their home.
Midland Park supports three public schools ... Godwin School grades k-2, Highland School grades 3-6 and Midland Park High School grades 7-12. The town is home to Eastern Christian School, a k-12 private institution, 8 churches and a public library offering many programs for toddlers to seniors.
Midland Park is home to "The Kentshire," a 55 yr. and over deluxe rental community offering 144 one and two bedroom apartments with many fine amenities including a large salon for relaxing, billiards room, movie room, exercise area and outdoor pool, indoor parking and front desk concierge.