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Weehawken is a township in Hudson County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "place of gulls," "maize land" and "rocks that look like trees"
The latitude of Weehawken is 40.769N. The longitude is -74.02W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,501.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Weehawken demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hudson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jersey City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07087 ZIP code.
7% of Weehawken residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Weehawken ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Weehawken was $29,269, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Weehawken residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Weehawken, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $719. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,055.
Libraries in Weehawken include Weehawken Free Public Library ... View libraries
Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Weehawken political report.
Weehawken restaurants taking online reservations include Ruth's Chris Steak House - Weehawken ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Weehawken workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Weehawken include Sheraton Suites on the Hudson.
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