Fort Lee, New Jersey

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Fort Lee is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 35,461. Located atop the Hudson Palisades, the borough is the western terminus of the George Washington Bridge. Named for the site of an early American Revolution military encampment, it later became the birthplace of the American film industry.

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Geography

Fort Lee is located at 40°51′12.32″N 73°58′29.32″W / 40.8534222°N 73.9748111°W / 40.8534222; -73.9748111 (40.853423, -73.97481).[8] It is north of Edgewater, New Jersey and is on the peninsula between the Hackensack River and the Hudson River. The borough is bisected by the confluence of roads at GWB Plaza leading to the George Washington Bridge, and lies opposite from the Washington Heights neighborhood in uptown Manhattan.

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