Garfield is a city located in Bergen County, in the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is currently home to a population of over 31,400 residents and is a part of the New York City-Newark, NY-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area. Located just northeast of Passaic, New Jersey, Garfield was originally known as “East Passaic” until it was renamed “Garfield” in 1881. Incorporation as a borough came in 1898 and in 1917 it was reincorporated as a city. Garfield was named after former President James Garfield. Garfield, in recent years, has been in the news due to the contaminated groundwater due to hexavalent chromium, a carcinogenic isotope of the element chromium that is used in industrial applications, notably the electroplating process for chrome automobile parts.
Basic Facts About Garfield
- Current population: 31,400
- Current mayor: Joseph Delaney
- Total area: 2.16 sq mi
- Official website: http://www.garfieldnj.org/
- Located in: Bergen County
- Founded in: 1881
- Zip codes: 07026
- Area codes: 973
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