About USR Rural beauty and a central location make Upper Saddle River an excellent place to live. Beautiful homes on large treed lots offer a peaceful and private setting with major highways, mass transportation, shopping and entertainment just moments away. Originally a rural farming town, much of the history of Upper Saddle River has been preserved, adding to the borough’s charm. Sites such as Borough Hall, originally the one-room school house, the Cultural Center and the Hopper-Goetschius Museum are landmarks. The Upper Saddle River Historic Preservation Commission has registered many historic homes and sites in town and has installed commemorative plaques. Upper Saddle River is known for its excellent school system for Kindergarten through 8th grade, and is a part of the Northern Highlands Regional High School, one of the most highly regarded high schools in the state. The Upper Saddle River Library, in addition to all types of information, provides state-of-the-art technology and a wide variety of programming for children and adults. Residents of all ages enjoy a strong sports and recreation program with a variety of annual events. For more information on our many community organizations, please visit Our Community above.