Westwood, New Jersey

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Westwood (nicknamed "The Hub of the Pascack Valley"[6]) is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 10,999.

Westwood was officially incorporated as a borough on May 8, 1894, from portions of Washington Township, early during the Boroughitis phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County.[7] Isaac D. Bogert served as the first mayor of the Borough. In April 1909, the area of Westwood was enlarged through the annexation of the 'Old Hook' section of the borough of Emerson, and on September 24, 1957, portions of the borough were exchanged with Emerson.[7]



Westwood is located at 40°59′19″N 74°01′51″W / 40.988548°N 74.030747°W / 40.988548; -74.030747 (40.988548, -74.030747).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), all of it land.

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