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Paramus Borough


Paramus Borough Hall is located at 1 Jockish Square, Paramus NJ 07652; phone: 201-265-2100.

Terhune-Gardner-Lindenmeyer House, ca. 1707, 218 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ, National Register.

Photo: Terhune-Gardner-Lindenmeyer House, ca. 1707, 218 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. Photographed by User:Michael Herrick (own work), 2009, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed September, 2013.

Paramus was incorporated as a borough in 1922.

Paramus as described in 1939 [1]

Paramus is an old Dutch farm community still growing vegetables for the city markets. A wide area on both sides of State Route 2 is covered with black much, especially suited to celery growing, giving Paramus the local name of Celery Town. Dutch colonists first settled here in 1666.

  1. Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. New Jersey: A Guide to its Present and Past, New York: Public Library of Newark and New Jersey Guild Associates, Viking Press, 1939.

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