The distinction of Allendale visits likeness to a New England "small town" in the traditional character of its home and the pride of its ownership. This is evident on every well-maintained street. There is a versatility among its residents that is expressed in a wide range of clubs & organizations for all ages, recreation parks and school activities. The picturesque community located & within reach of all in this small community.

Shopping & Dining

Allendale's Main Street looks like a Norman Rockwell painting. You can find anything from nurseries to consignment shops to pharmacies downtown. The town's only supermarket, A&P Fresh, is located at Allendale Town Center along with stores and restaurants such as Learning Express and Dairy Queen.

Getting Around

New Jersey Transit provides train service at the Allendale station on both Main Line and Bergen County Line trains. The lines offer service to Hoboken Terminal, with transfers available at Secaucus Junction to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan and to most of New Jersey Transit's other train lines. Coach USA/Short Line offers bus service between Allendale and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. There is no NJ Transit bus service in Allendale.


Allendale's school districts have earned and maintained a reputation of excellence by providing diverse learning opportunities for students. Hillside Elementary School, pre-k to grade three, and Brookside Middle School, grades 4-8, educate nearly 1,000 students. Additionally, Northern Highlands Regional High School provides an innovative and challenging environment in academics, athletics and the arts for over 1,300 students from Allendale and its three surrounding communities.


What makes Allendale a great place to live is its residents. The number of volunteer organizations is unsurpassed. Allendale has never lost its sense of history and strives to maintain a lifestyle that is reminiscent of times gone by. Memorial Day parade, hot dogs at the volunteer fire house and fireworks display on the Fourth of July, all reflect the small town ambiance that is so rare.

Parks & Recreation

The "gems" of Allendale include the Celery farm, which consists of over 107 acres of preserve and is one of the most unique bird sanctuaries in the state. This also includes Crestwood Lake Park, a vast sand-bottom club, which hosts one of the most picturesque swim clubs in Bergen County.


Borough of Allendale

Lee Memorial Library
Crestwood Lake & Park
Allendale School District
Northern Highlands Regional High School
Allendale Chamber of Commerce
Allendale Newcomers & Neighbors Club

Area Listings

The data relating to the real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange Program of the NJMLS. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than New Jersey MLS are marked with the Internet Data Exchange logo and information about them includes the name of the listing brokers. Some properties listed with the participating brokers do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Listings of brokers that do not participate in Internet Data Exchange do not appear on this website. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Source: New Jersey Multiple Listing Service, Inc. New Jersey Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved.

Updated: 25th June, 2024 9:26 AM (UTC).