Mahwah, the largest township in Bergen County covers 16,450 acres or 26.7 square miles of land. Bordered by the towns of Upper Saddle River, Ramsey, Allendale, Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes and Oakland in Bergen County and Suffern in neighboring Rockland County, New York. Mahwah is ideally located. It is situated to take advantage of the natural beauty of it's surroundings as well as the many highways (routes 17 and 287) and byways that cross through its boundaries. New York City with its many cultural attractions is a mere 30 miles away and shopping malls abound in nearby Paramus, New Jersey and Nyack, New York.

The township is comprised of five sections each having a personality of its own and made up of different types of housing and businesses. There is a long established Cragmere Park, which consists of residential homes only; West Mahwah largely residential but containing some businesses and industries. Mahwah Proper, considered the town center, contains busineses, the post office, and the police station; Fardale and Masonicus, formally considered farming and residential areas, now containing many single family homes and condominium developments.

At A Glance
Location Northwest Bergen County
Square Miles 26.7
Population 25,000
Population Density 690.31 Sq. mi
Median Age 32.9
Total Households 9,863 
Single Family 4,539
Condominiums 4,747
Total owner occupied housing units 7,620

Residential 9196
Farms Working 18
Office and Industrial 66
Commercial 155 
Vacant 470
Public Property 421
Cemetary 6
Public School 6