Located 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Manhattan, is designated as a Preserve America Community, and roughly one-third of the county is parkland.
Education: The county is home to several colleges and universities, including Nyack College, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Rockland Community College, Long Island University, Dominican College, Columbia University's Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory, and others.
Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey. As of the 2000 Census, the population was 884,118, and the population estimate in July 2017 was 948,406. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area. The county seat is Hackensack. In 2009 Bergen County ranked 16th among the highest income counties in the United States.
Education: Bergen County communities offer a diverse mix of public and private educational opportunities. The county has 265 public schools and 134 non-public schools, including Bergen County Technical Schools.
Parks and Recreation: Totaling nearly 9,000 acres, Bergen County boasts an exceptional park system where residents can camp overnight, golf, jog, picnic, swim, ski and much more.
Orange County is home to some of New York State’s biggest attractions, including West Point, Storm King Art Center, and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Orange County is just 50 miles from New York City, a place to dine on the Hudson River, visit wineries, raft the Delaware River, hike the Appalachian Trail and much more.
Education: Orange County is home to some of the finest public and private schools in the state. The small-town feel of Orange County continues through the schools and makes for a wonderful community of support and resources. With top-notch tools and technology, Orange County is a great place to learn and grow.
Recreation: Orange County is home to some of New York’s biggest attractions, including West Point, Storm King Art Center, and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Just 50 miles from New York City, Orange County features great places to dine on the Hudson River, wineries, and scenic mountain trails.