East Rutherford, New Jersey (the US) Show map of the US Coordinates:: April 17, 1889 (as Boiling Springs township) Reincorporated March 28, 1894 (as East Rutherford) Government • Type • Body Borough Council • James L. Cassella (, term ends December 31, 2019) • Danielle Lorenc Area • Total 4.052 sq mi (10.494 km 2) • Land 3.709 sq mi (9.606 km 2) • Water 0.343 sq mi (0.889 km 2) 8.47% Area rank 295th of 566 in state 20th of 70 in county Elevation 3 ft (0.9 m) Population () • Total 8,913 • Estimate (2016) 9,856 • Rank 258th of 566 in state 42nd of 70 in county • Density 2,403.2/sq mi (927.9/km 2) • Density rank 257th of 566 in state 52nd of 70 in county () • Summer () () 319510 feature ID 0885201 Website East Rutherford is a in,, United States. As of the, the borough's population was 8,913, reflecting an increase of 197 (+2.3%) from the 8,716 counted in the, which had in turn increased by 814 (+10.3%) from the 7,902 counted in the. It is an of, located 7 miles (11 km) west of. Under the terms of an act of the on April 17, 1889, a portion of the old was incorporated under the name of. The new township took its name from a spring in the community. On March 28, 1894, the Borough of East Rutherford was created, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day, and Boiling Springs Township was dissolved.
While there was no change in its borders, the name and form of government were changed. The borough was the second formed during the ' phenomenon then sweeping through Bergen County, in which 26 boroughs were formed in the county in 1894 alone. East Rutherford is the home of the, which includes and, and was previously the location of. The arena is best known as the longtime home of the of the and the of the, and also hosted college basketball, arena football, concerts, and other events. MetLife Stadium is home of the and of the (NFL) and hosted, which made East Rutherford the smallest city ever to host a. Giants Stadium, which hosted the Giants and Jets until 2009, was also the original home of the of.
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East Rutherford is the only municipality with fewer than 10,000 residents to have been home to five professional sports teams simultaneously. The borough is also the site of the project, a large shopping center and entertainment complex under construction that was originally named 'Xanadu'. If it were to be completed, it would be the second largest mall in the state behind the. Took control of the project in August 2013, but faces lawsuits from the Giants and Jets, who claim that the increased traffic on game days will cause disruptions that violate their agreements with the original developer of the complex. Contents • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Geography [ ] According to the, the borough had a total area of 4.052 square miles (10.494 km 2), including 3.709 square miles (9.606 km 2) of land and 0.343 square miles (0.889 km 2) of water (8.47%). East Rutherford is bounded on the north by the boroughs of and and to the south by the borough of in Bergen County; by in; and by in.