Surrounded by the Meadowlands and on the west by
the Hackensack River and on the east by the NJ Turnpike Lincoln Tunnel
Extension. The town is located
astride Route 3 a few miles from the Hudson River
Secaucus has an exceptionally good road and rail transportation. The town is
divided into four by the intersecting roads of
NJ 3, which runs east and west, and the eastern spur of the
New Jersey Turnpike, which runs north-south, with an interchange
(16E/17) at NJ Route 3 and a new interchange 15X near the Secaucus
Junction Train Station. In addition. Secaucus is directly accessible from the
New Jersey Turnpike from
either Exit 16W or 16E.
Secaucus has several major condo developments - the largest are Harmon Cove and Riverside
Court - both on the west side of town on the Hackensack River facing
rest of the housing inventory is
predominately single family housing.
The town itself is known for its quiet, family atmosphere as compared to the more dense urban-type Goldcoast
towns to the east like Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, West New York,
Union City, Guttenberg, Cliffside Park, and Edgewater.