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Hudson County is an ideal place to do business. As the fastest growing county in New Jersey, Hudson County is home to our State’s most diverse and densely populated towns featuring 46 miles of commercial, industrial and public open spaces ready to be used to their fullest potential!

With a reliable network of public transportation options, roads and waterways, Hudson County is a major transportation hub in the Northeast.  Major roadways including the New Jersey Turnpike and US Routes 1 & 9 as well as vehicular water crossing including the Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnel all transit through Hudson County.  Port Jersey and Cape Liberty Cruise Port both call Hudson County their home.  Located along the Hackensack, Hudson and Passaic Rivers, Hudson County is a key location for cargo and passenger shipping terminals.

As the result of Hudson County’s public transportation system, Hudson is New Jersey’s only county where more residents commute via public transportation than vehicle.  Through NJ Transit rail, bus and light rail- all providing service to commuters as well as the Port Authority’s PATH System and passenger ferry service- Hudson County provides plenty of efficient options to commuters.

Hudson County supplies New Jersey with a well-educated workforce. Several institutions of higher education call Hudson County home including: New Jersey City University and St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, with 41 and 60 undergraduate programs offered, respectively. Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken is ranked 7th in the country by U.S. News & World Report as a leading university granting STEM-based degrees. Hudson County Community College is an important workforce training provider with campuses in Jersey City and Union City, offering degrees and certificates in a variety of fields in the arts and sciences.

Hudson County’s open spaces offer a variety of passive and active recreation opportunities, many with spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy outdoor entertainment in parks like James J. Braddock Park in North Bergen and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, or Skyway Golf Course at Lincoln Park West in Jersey City- offering a fun and challenging 9-hole course in the shadows of the Pulaski Skyway with panoramic vistas of the Manhattan skyline.

Hudson County is home to a vibrant dining scene which is sure to please any palate. Showcasing the rich diversity of the County, neighborhood eateries offer endless culinary adventures and ethnic delights while waterfront dining venues offer breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.  Whether dining for business or pleasure, Hudson County restaurants will serve you well!

The Hudson County Economic Development Corporation is proud to partner with the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development. Through this partnership, we elevate and highlight Hudson County’s vibrant arts community and opportunities for immersion in our rich culture and history. See it all from Visit Hudson NJ!

Hudson County is a great place to live, work, play and grow your business. Come and see for yourself. Let the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation open a door for you in Hudson County!