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Bayonne, NJ

Bayonne, NJ

Bayonne, NJ

Moving to Bayonne, NJ––Hudson County

First things first, if you’re moving to Bayonne, you’ll want to know how the city’s name is pronounced – it’s bay-OWN.  Now that you’ve got that handled, you’ll be happy to know that Bayonne is a great place to live!  The city lies on a peninsula that’s right at the heart of the Port of New York and New Jersey and just east of Newark – New Jersey’s largest city. Though it’s a small city, with a population of only about 63,000, plenty of opportunity lies close by, just across the Bayonne Bridge in fact.  Bayonne’s most eye-catching site connects the city with Staten Island, and it happens to be the fourth longest steel arch bridge in the world. Approximately 20,000 vehicles pass over this bridge any given day (for tolls and E-Z Pass information visit http://www.panynj.gov/bridges-tunnels/bayonne-bridge.html).


Here’s what new residents of Bayonne can expect:

Weather in Bayonne

If you’re moving during the winter, bring your cold-weather gear; the city averages 27 inches of snow each year.  The city’s average temperatures range from 46°F to 62°F. 


Shopping Centers for Bayonne

You’ll find great places to shop in Bayonne!  Shopping is focused in the city’s Town Center.  The area includes restaurants, banks, bakeries, jewelers, retail stores and much more.  Here are some great places to start:


Bayonne’s Best Rated Restaurants

Whether you’re a food coniseur, or you like to eat out occasionally, Bayonne offers great places to eat. Try these out:


Hospitals in Bayonne


Bayonne Library


Parks in Bayonne

One of Bayonne’s claims to fame is the number of unique parks within the city. You’ll find a dog park, a skate park and a bike park, along with 26 public parks, 10 softball/baseball fields, 17 playgrounds, and nine basketball courts – all for Bayonne residents to enjoy!


Schools of Bayonne

Bayonne is a great place to get an education!  In fact, three of the 12 public schools within the Bayonne School District were named star schools by the New Jersey Department of Education: Bayonne High School, Midtown Community School and Nicholas Oresko School.  The district was also designated as one of the top 25 technologically advanced districts in the state.  


Bayonne Post Office

570 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ

The service center for Bayonne, NJ is located in Carlstadt, NJ.

Information about Bayonne, NJ

Est. Population: 58359
County: Hudson
Latitude: 40.6667
Longitude: -74.1167
Zip Codes: 7002