Fords, New Jersey is an unincorporated community consisting of modest, established neighborhoods nestled between two rivers. It is located in the Township of Woodbridge, the oldest in New Jersey dating back to 1664.
Just 28 miles southwest of Manhattan and 15 miles south of Newark, Fords commuters have access to several train stations and bus lines. In addition, the ferry to Manhattan is just minutes away, as are the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway.
Fords Park is an 18-acre space with ball courts, two playgrounds, a pond, and street hockey rinks. Nearby William Warren County Park is a large, 126-acre park with tennis courts, ball fields, bike paths, and a mini-theater. Other nearby parks include Hopelawn Park, Washington Park, and Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park located on the Arthur Kill River.
Apartments in Fords are centrally located and affordable, with good schools and several parks.