South Hackensack, New Jersey

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South Hackensack Township is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 2,249.

South Hackensack was formed as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on November 15, 1935, replacing Lodi Township, based on the results of a referendum held November 5, 1935.[4]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.74%) is water.

As a result of the formation of boroughs within its previous limits, South Hackensack is split into three sections. The primary residential section is adjacent to Hackensack, Little Ferry and Teterboro. A small section is sandwiched in between Garfield, Lodi, Wallington, and Wood-Ridge, while a sliver containing only industrial properties lies in the Meadowlands between Carlstadt, Moonachie, and Ridgefield. South Hackensack is the only one of New Jersey's 566 municipalities to be split into three non-contiguous sections.[citation needed] Along with other townships in the Bergen County area, South Hackensack is a suburb of New York City.

Recreation

South Hackensack is home to "School of Rock East," a musical school and venue that features pop rock and indie rock bands on a regular basis.

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