Tenafly is a borough located in Bergen County that is home to a population of approximately 15,000 residents. Tenafly is considered a suburb of New York City, and it has been ranked as the 65th best place to live in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly magazine.
Tenafly is an ideal location for commuters traveling throughout the state and/or into New York City. The area is served by the train lines as well as bus service via the New Jersey Transit. For commuters not wishing to take public transportation, several county routes are accessible from Tenafly as well as the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
The downtown area of Tenafly is a thriving area that boasts a variety of activities for residents and visitors to partake in. There are a several historical points of interests, such as the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House and the Sickles-Melbourne House. Additionally, the area is home to the Tenafly Nature Center, which is a non-profit member-supported nature preserve. It encompasses approximately 400 acres of woodland. There are several programs available through the center, such as guided hikes, bird walks, and summer camp.
The Tenafly Public School District serves students from kindergarten through the twelfth grade. There are four elementary schools served students through the fifth grade – Mackay Elementary School, Maugham Elementary School, Smith Elementary School, and Stillman Elementary School. Students in the sixth through the eighth grades attend Tenafly Middle School, and high school aged students attend Tenafly High School, which received a Blue Ribbon School Award by the US Department of Education.