West New York, New Jersey

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West New York is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, situated upon the New Jersey Palisades. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 45,768.

West New York was incorporated as a town by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on July 8, 1898, replacing Union Township, based on the results of a referendum held three days earlier.[7]

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Geography

West New York is located at 40°47′18″N 74°00′47″W / 40.788400°N 74.013090°W / 40.788400; -74.013090 (40.788400, -74.013090).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2) of it (23.48%) is water. The ZIP code for West New York is 07093. West New York is part of the New York metropolitan area and is at the heart of the North Hudson, New Jersey region. West New York is bordered on the north by Guttenberg, on the east by the Hudson River, on the south by Union City and Weehawken, and on the west by North Bergen.

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