Kearny, New Jersey

town in New Jersey

Kearny (pronounced /kɑrni/) is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. It was named after Civil War general Philip Kearny. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 40,513.

Kearny, New Jersey
map highlighting Kearny within Hudson County
map highlighting Kearny within Hudson County
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°45′47″N 74°8′14″W / 40.76306°N 74.13722°W / 40.76306; -74.13722
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
 • Total10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2)
 • Land9.1 sq mi (23.7 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
105 ft (32 m)
 • Total40,513
 • Density4,433.2/sq mi (1,711.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
07032, 07099
Area code(s)201
FIPS code34-36510[1]
GNIS feature ID0877524[2]


  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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