Borough of Lincoln Park is primarily a residential, suburban community
in historic Morris County, New Jersey. Established in 1922, Lincoln
Park has a rich history beginning with its first settlers in 1690.
It’s location, between the Pompton and Passaic Rivers, found
it strategically placed to see within its borders construction
of the Morris Canal in the early 1800s followed by railroad to
the commerce center of Paterson and then New York in the late 1800s.
Lincoln Park was originally part of Pequannock and was referred
to as Two Bridges and then Beavertown. The present name was adopted
Today Lincoln Park is still strategically located approximately
25 miles west of New York City with convenient access to major thoroughfares
both east/west and north/south, as well as the railroad station
with service to New York and as far west as Hackettstown. Approximately
10,930 people reside in the 6.94 square miles that is Lincoln Park.
The Lincoln Park School District is a preK-8 district comprised
of Lincoln Park Elementary School and Lincoln Park Middle School.
Our elementary school houses about 500 students in grades pre-K
through 4, and the middle school serves about 385 students grades
5-8. Lincoln Park participates in a sending-receiving relationship
with Boonton High School, which offers educational services for
Lincoln Park children in Grades 9 through 12.