Ho Ho Kus Feels Like Home

October 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey is a city whose history is as interesting as its name. Though it was incorporated as borough back in 1908, the city was actually recognized in a land deed back in the seventeenth century. Soon after, settlers from the Netherlands and England began taking advantage of Ho Ho Kus real estate.

The city is home to plenty of national history. The Hermitage was built in the early eighteenth century and was where George Washington spent much of 1778. Aaron Burr would later win over and then marry Tehodosia Prevost. Much, much later The Hermitage was converted into the first golf course in New Jersey.

With its proximity to New York City and Ridgewood Country Club make Ho Ho Kus homes ideal for people who work in the area. Its picturesque, natural settings would easily be at home in a post card. There is also a vibrant volunteer community dedicated to serving their town, especially the local elementary and high schools. The Recreation Association, which is staffed by residents of both Ho Ho Kus and Saddle River, New Jersey plays a big role in creating after school programs and other opportunities for the area’s youth.

For being in New Jersey, Ho Ho Kus can feel more like one of those idyllic New England towns you only ever read about. If you’re looking for a town in the area, Ho Ho Kus is going to be hard to top.


Article submitted by Marron Gildea Realtors. With thirty years of experience, they have three offices, including one located in Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey.

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