Alpine, New Jersey

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Alpine is an affluent borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. It is a suburb of New York City, located 15 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,183. According to Forbes, Alpine ranks first, along with Greenwich, Connecticut in "America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes" for 2009, with a median home price of $4.14 million.[9]

Alpine's history of expensive homes also extends back to July 2006 and June 2007, where it ranked #1 in a tie with Greenwich, Connecticut on the ABC News list of most expensive zip codes, with a median home sale price of $3.4 million.[10][11]

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Alpine as its 15th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.[12]

Alpine was formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1903 from portions of Harrington Township. The borough gained a portion of Cresskill in 1904.[13][14]

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Geography

Alpine is located at 40°57′16″N 73°55′50″W / 40.954346°N 73.930472°W / 40.954346; -73.930472 (40.954346, -73.930472)[15] less than 9 miles (14 km) from Manhattan.

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