Weehawken, Hudson County, New Jersey

Weehawken: Township of New Jersey


Weehawken is a township located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,554 and a population density of 3,281 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,442 inhabitants.

The township was created 163 years ago in 1859.

Quick Facts about Weehawken

Population : 14,442 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Hudson County
Postal code : 07086–07087
Phone Area Codes : 201
Area : 3.83 km2
Altitude : 144 feet / 44 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1859 (163 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:37:47 (26th November 2022)
Density : 3,775 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.07% (2010-2020)
Weehawken locator map
Location of Weehawken on New Jersey map.
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HudsonRiverJavitsCenter.agr image


Weehawken is located at 40°46'10"N 74°1'14"W (40.7695500, -74.0204200). It has 4 neighbors: Manhattan, Hoboken, Union City and West New York.

Weehawken map

Weehawken has 4 neighbours.

  • Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, United States
  • Hoboken city in Hudson County, New Jersey
  • Union City city in New Jersey, United States
  • West New York town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States


The population of Weehawken increased by 13.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,554 - census
2011 12,801 1.93% estimation process
2012 12,864 0.49% estimation process
2013 12,915 0.39% estimation process
2014 13,029 0.87% estimation process
2015 13,817 5.7% estimation process
2016 14,921 7.4% estimation process
2017 14,914 -0.05% estimation process
2018 14,767 -1% estimation process
2019 14,638 -0.88% estimation process
2020 14,442 -1.36% estimation process

Weehawken zip code is 07086. County name: Hudson, County fips: 34017

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People born in Weehawken (32)

People born in Weehawken, including physicist Francis Bitter, computer scientist Edward Feigenbaum, singer, lyricist, multi-instrumentalist Kate Pierson, .


  • John Diebold (American businessman) he was born in 08/06/1926
  • Frank Tashlin (American animator, screenwriter, film director) he was born in 19/02/1913
  • Cassandra Cruz (American movie actress) she was born in 27/09/1982
  • Julen Luis Arizmendi Martínez (Spanish chess player) he was born in 05/07/1976
  • Gerard Schwarz (American conductor) he was born in 19/08/1947
  • Philippe Marquis (Swiss ice hockey player) he was born in 19/01/1976
  • Dick Surhoff (American professional basketball player) he was born in 16/11/1929
  • Maria Mazza (Italian model and actor) she was born in 14/11/1975
  • Bob Kennedy (American football player (born 1928)) he was born in 16/09/1928
  • Edward N. Costikyan (American politician) he was born in 24/09/1924
  • Eleanor Leacock (anthropologist) she was born in 01/01/1922
  • Hal Stein (Bebop saxophonist) he was born in 05/09/1928
  • Jack Cusick (American baseball player) he was born in 12/06/1928
  • Ronald Enroth (American sociologist) he was born in 28/10/1938
  • Wilbur Ross (39th and current United States Secretary of Commerce) he was born in 28/11/1937
  • Emil F. Hafelfinger he was born in 01/01/1866
  • Herbert Rinaldi (American politician) he was born in 16/08/1928
  • Marlene Caride (American politician) she was born in 14/08/1963

Schools in Weehawken

College & universities near Weehawken, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
455187 Total Image Beauty Academy Union City (NJ) 07087
486390 Culinary Tech Center New York (NY) 10001-2320
185767 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York West New York (NJ) 07093-4623
188687 American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service New York (NY) 10019
449676 Ace Institute of Technology New York (NY) 10018

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Weehawken, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL

Other cities in Hudson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hudson County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Jersey City 262,075 City in New Jersey, United States
Union City 67,982 City in New Jersey, United States
Bayonne 65,165 City in New Jersey, USA
North Bergen 59,859 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 53,132 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 53,081 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Kearny 40,507 Town in New Jersey
Secaucus 21,602 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Harrison 20,481 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Guttenberg 11,015 Town
East Newark 2,581 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Weehawken distances to largest New Jersey cities