A city of northeast New Jersey on the Hudson River opposite Manhattan. In addition to its railroad hub and busy seaport, it is known for its many restaurants and nightclubs.x
- Probably the first suggestion for an elevated railway was made by Colonel Stevens, of Hoboken, New Jersey, as early as 1831, when the whole art of railway construction was in its infancy.
- In 1851 the township of Van Vorst, founded in 1804 between Paulus Hook and Hoboken, was annexed.
- HOBOKEN, a city of Hudson county, New Jersey, U.S.A., on the Hudson river, adjoining Jersey City on the S.
- In Hoboken are the piers of the North German Lloyd, the Hamburg American, the Netherlands American, the Scandinavian and the Phoenix steamship lines.
- Among the city's prominent buildings are the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western station, the Hoboken Academy (1860), founded by German Americans, and the public library.