Our Community

Summit, NJ is a vibrant community of about 21,000 residents, situated 20 miles west of Manhattan, and features a bustling downtown known for its unique variety of shops, restaurants, businesses, and other services. Consistently ranked in the top 20 places to live in the state by NJ Monthly magazine, Summit is a diverse city with the charm and feel of a small town but all of the amenities of a sprawling city. With hundreds of events, activities, recreational programs and teams, as well as one of the top public school districts in the state, Summit is an ideal place to raise children.

Downtown Summit has a rich variety of restaurants and shops. From pizzerias and coffee shops to fine dining and ethnic food, there is a restaurant for every taste and occasion.
  1. Chamber of Commerce

    Access the Suburban Chamber of Commerce website.

  2. City Meetings

    Access calendars to view upcoming events.

  3. Community Calendar

    Discover events, programs, and activities happening in Summit.

  4. Education

    Find out why Summit is a great place to grow and learn!

  5. Environment

    Discover information about Summit's efforts for a greener world. Learn about how you can volunteer to join us.

  6. Farmers Market

    The Summit Farmers Market is an extremely popular Sunday morning destination where visitors can purchase fresh, local and regional goods.

  7. Fire Department

    Access the Summit Fire Department page.

  8. Hilltopper Sports

    Visit the Summit Public Schools Athletics website.

  9. Parking Services

    Access the Parking Services page.

  10. Police Dept.

    Access the Police Department page.

  11. Recreation & Programs

    Access the Department of Community Programs website to sign up for camps, activities, senior events, and more.

  12. Reeves-Reed Arboretum

    Visit the Reeves-Reed Arboretum website.

  13. Resource Directory

    Access a directory of businesses, schools, non-profit organizations, and other resources located in Summit.

  14. SAGE Eldercare

    Visit SAGE Eldercare's website.

  15. Summit Downtown Inc.

    Visit Summit Downtown, Inc.'s website.

  16. Summit First Aid Squad

    Access the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad website.

  17. Summit Public Library

    Visit the Summit Free Public Library's website.

  18. Volunteer Opportunities

    Every year, many Summit residents volunteer their time, energy, knowledge, and talents to benefit the municipality.