Home to the world-renowned medical center Hackensack University Medical Center, and some of the best universities you can find on the east coast, Hackensack, New Jersey is a beautiful place that is evolving and growing day in and day out. With easy access to transportation, especially the New Jersey Transit railroad, residents of Hackensack are able to grow their careers and their success in New York City.
Right on the east side of northern New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from the Bronx, Hackensack is less than an hour from there, and just a few minutes further from Manhattan. While it has modernized to accommodate its growth and attraction for new residents, its history is preserved, and dates all the way back to 1600s. George Washington even used Hackensack as his headquarters during his 1776 Retreat.
Hackensack is known for its diversity in not only its residents but also its buildings, and homes, mixing both old and new in beautiful ways. Drive through any neighborhood in the town and you’ll see gorgeous, older historic homes, mixed with newer, modern designs. There’s also historic buildings still being used and preserved today, that are mixed with newer shopping areas, and all of it blends so well.
Whether you’re visiting Hackensack or you’ve lived there for years, you never get tired of the relaxation it brings after a long day and commute into New York City. The town feels small, but it has a big heart and people love that. The community is close and it’s a perfect way to disconnect from all of the busy, hecticness of the big city to the east that never sleeps.
7-Eleven has numerous locations in Hackensack, including one off of State Street, another on Main Street, and a third on Passaic Street. Stop at 7-Eleven and enjoy their irresistible pizza, hot chocolate and more!