Hackensack River

The Hackensack River is a river, approximately 45 miles long, in the U.S. states of and , emptying into , a back chamber of New York Harbor.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
West Side Avenue is a station on the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail in the neighborhood in , , . is situated 1¼ miles east of Hackensack River. Photo: Jim.henderson, Public domain.

is an urban park in with an area of 273.4 acres. is situated 1½ miles northeast of Hackensack River. Photo: Jim.henderson, CC0.

is a freight rail yard located north of Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal and Newark International Airport in an industrial area of Ironbound, at 91 Bay Ave, . is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Hackensack River.

is a historic church and former Roman Catholic parish church on MLK Drive at Bayview Avenue in the section of , United States. is situated 1½ miles east of Hackensack River.

Localities in the Area

is a section of at that was the site of the Jersey City Airport and later of Roosevelt Stadium, both of which were demolished.

is the southernmost section of in , , United States. Photo: Ken Lund, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The of is an area made up of several diverse neighborhoods on either side of Avenue, one of the city's main shopping streets. is situated 1½ miles east of Hackensack River.

Hackensack River

40.7132° or 40° 42' 47.4" north
-74.1129° or 74° 6' 46.5" west
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Hackensack
  • Chinese: 哈肯萨克河
  • Chinese: 哈肯薩克河
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نهر هاكينساك
  • Estonian: Hackensacki jõgi
  • French: Hackensack
  • German: Hackensack River
  • Irish: Abhainn Hackensack
  • Italian: Hackensack (fiume)
  • Japanese: ハッケンサック川
  • Swedish: Hackensack River
  • Venetian: Hackensack
  • Welsh: Afon Hackensack
  • Achkinkehacky
  • Achkinkeshaky
  • David Demarest's Creek
  • David Maries Kill
  • De Maries Kill
  • Demarest's Kill
  • Demarest Kill
  • Hackinkasacky

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