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Essex Fells is a borough in Essex County, New Jersey. Essex Fells was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 31, 1902, from portions of Caldwell Township (now Fairfield Township). In 1981, the borough was one of seven Essex County municipalities to pass a referendum to become a township, joining four municipalities that had already made the change, of what would ultimately be more than a dozen Essex County municipalities to reclassify themselves as townships in order take advantage of federal revenue sharing policies that allocated townships a greater share of government aid to municipalities on a per capita basis. Effective January 1, 1992, it again became a borough.
New Jersey Family magazine ranked Essex Fells as the best town for families in its 2016 rankings of “New Jersey’s Best Towns for Families”. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Essex Fells as its 10th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey.
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Living in Essex Fells
According to the United States Census Bureau, Essex Fells borough had a total area of 1.418 square miles (3.673 km2), including 1.412 square miles (3.657 km2) of land and 0.006 square miles (0.015 km2) of water (0.42%).
Grover Cleveland Park, the seventh-largest park in the Essex County park system, is a heavily wooded park covering 41.48 acres (167,900 m2) in the western section of the county along the Caldwell-Essex Fells border.
Essex Fells Pond, or also known as “The Pond” by Essex Fells residents, is a popular destination in the winter. Located on Fells Road, “The Pond” attracts people of all ages, typically during the months of December through March. Popular activities include ice skating, pond hockey, and figure skating.
As of May 2010, the borough had a total of 16.99 miles (27.34 km) of roadways, of which 15.31 miles (24.64 km) were maintained by the municipality and 1.68 miles (2.70 km) by Essex County.
NJ Transit provides service in the borough to and from Newark on the 29 and 71 routes.
The Essex Fells School District serves public school students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade at Essex Fells School. As of the 2014-15 school year, the district’s one school had an enrollment of 348 students and 29.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.0:1. In 2016, the school was one of ten schools in New Jersey recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education, a recognition celebrating excellence in academics.
Students in public school for seventh through twelfth grades attend the West Essex Regional School District, a regional school district serving students from Essex Fells, Fairfield, North Caldwell and Roseland. Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are West Essex Middle School(grades 7-8; 581 students) and West Essex High School (grades 9-12; 1,070 students).
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