About the Town

Cresskill has much history within its 2 square miles. Camp Merritt was built during WWI as a major Army Distribution site. The monument which stands tall at the intersection of Madison Avenue & Knickerbocker Road is a Memorial and serves as a famous marker. Convenient location, near to major highways, makes this town very desirable. The Borough of Cresskill is special in its blend of people. Its townspeople are proud to call it home.

Borough of Cresskill

67 Union Ave, Cresskill. Tel: 201-569-5400

Population: 8,448

Median Household Income: $106,815

Median home value in Cresskill is $586,900


Public Schools

Edward Bryan Elementary School

51 Brookside Avenue, Cresskill. Tel: 201.569.1191

Merritt Elementary School

1 Dogwood Lane, Cresskill. Tel: 201.569.8381

Cresskill middle School

1 Lincoln Drive, Cresskill. Tel: 201-227-7791 

Cresskill High School

1 Lincoln Drive, Cresskill. Tel: 201-227-7791 


Parks & Recreation

Cresskill Community Center
100 3rd St, Cresskill. Tel: 201-816-8065 

Cresskill Municipal Swim Club

3rd St, Cresskill. Tel: 201-568-4444 

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

The 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.

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