Paterson New Jersey is a major metropolitan area in Essex County, New Jersey. The city has a population of about 1.5 million people. It is situated near the Passaic River and its borders on the north and east and west are those of the Hudson River. The city is also the home of many banks, financial institutions, and manufacturing corporations.
Paterson is a major commercial center and the biggest city in Essex County. The city has one of the top-rated education systems and it has numerous educational institutions of higher learning. There are two hospitals in the city and it is also a major port and airport for several different types of vessels and planes. Paterson was developed during the colonial era by two prominent families, the Tuckers and the Johnson. These families later had their families settle down in Paterson, NJ and they built the city up as a thriving place of business. As the years went by, the city was developed further and now it is one of the most thriving cities in Essex County.
Paterson is a fairly quiet city, so there is little to do that will get you to go crazy. Paterson’s location is ideal for commuting. The city’s schools include the St. Joseph’s College and the Catholic Preparatory School. A number of popular restaurants and shopping areas are located in the city, making it an ideal place to live.