About the town

Tenafly is located on the Palisades just 20 minutes north of New York City and George Washington Bridge in Bergen County. Tenafly is known for its picturesque setting, great schools, and bustling downtown. Tenafly real estate consists of a mix of historic and newer properties.​

Tenafly real estate, quality of life, schools, and amenities have made this area one of the county’s most popular places to live. New Jersey Monthly has named Tenafly as one of the state’s “Best Places to Live.” Tenafly real estate includes gated condominium communities in historic buildings, ranch homes, and colonial and gothic style estates (many designed by renowned architects). The Plaza at Tenafly has condos ranging from $300-$800,000. The Heights have town homes from $1,000,000. Mid-century ranches with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath range from $500,000. Large colonials on expansive lots range from $700,000. Tenafly’s posh East Hill neighborhood includes million dollar homes.


Borough of Tenafly

100 Riveredge Rd, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 568-6100

Population: 14,864

Median household income: $143,921

Median home value: $782,200


Public Schools

Mackay Elementary School

111 Jefferson Ave. Tenafly. Tel: (201) 816-7700​

Maugham Elementary School

111 Magnolia Ave. Tenafly. Tel: (201) 816-7705 

Smith Elementary School

101 Downey Dr. Tenafly. Tel: (201) 816-7715

Stillman Elementary School

75 Tenafly Rd. Tenafly. Tel: (201) 816-7710

Tenafly Middle School

10 Sunset Lane, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 816-4900

Tenafly High School

19 Columbus Dr, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-6600


Parks & Recreation

The Tenafly Nature Center with hiking trails, a natural lake and various botanical specimens is open to the public year round.

Tenafly Recreation offers a wide variety of instructional programs for all ages and seasonally themed special events.

Kaplan JCC on the Palisades - one of the largest in the county offers many cultural and sports facilities and events including outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Located at 411 East Clinton Ave, is an agency serving families, senior adults and singles in Bergen County. Members enjoy full use of indoor/outdoor swimming pools, tennis, racquetball and squash courts, gyms, indoor track and state of the art fitness center. Members can also enroll their children in the JCC's nursery school, kindergarten and after school programming, summer camps and year round sports programs. Features golf, tennis and a swimming pool.

Grocery Stores

Whole Foods Market

45 Vervalen St, Closter. Tel:(201) 367-9099

Stop & Shop Supermarket

34 West Railroad Ave, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 894-5111

Kings Super Markets

70 Union Ave, Cresskill. Tel: (201) 541-4900


52 W. Railroad Ave, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 266-8666