Teaneck is a township located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It is the suburb with the second highest population of the 70 towns in the county with 39,776 as of the 2010 United States Census. The town is also located 11 miles north of New York City, making it a very desirable destination for those who love New York.
Teaneck was founded on February 19, 1895 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature. It was formed from portions of four different surrounding townships and was soon after made its own independent township. Today, it has a diverse population of Jewish and African American neighborhoods, and has a growing number of Hispanic and Asian residents. Teaneck has many lovely streets for its residents and tourists to stroll, shop, dine, and even enjoy local artwork.