Township of Hillside
Hillside Township Clerk
1409 Liberty Avenue
Hillside, NJ 07205

Hillside was also known as Lyons Farm.


  • Along the Upper Road, History of Hillside NJ by Jean-Rae Turner (Hillside: Hillside Rotary Club, 1977).
  • History of Hillside by George Coyne Woodruff (Hillside: Hurden-Looker Post 50, American Legion and the Hillside Times Publishing Co., 1935).


  • Evergreen Cemetery, 1137 N. Broad St., PO Box 312, Hillside, NJ 07205. In service since 1853. Office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Cemetery records housed on-site, available for searches. No appointment necessary. Research available by mail for a fee. The offices of this 115-acre cemetery are in Hillside. Famous graves include writers Mary Mapes Dodge, Stephen Crane, and Edward Stratemeyer. A few Evergreen listings.
  • Lyons Farm Baptist Cemetery transcription
  • Oheb Sholom Cemetery Association, 1321 N Broad St., Hillside, NJ 07205-2404. In business since 1891. Governed by Oheb Sholom Synagogue. Visiting/office hours 8:30 am to 6:00 pm. Cemetery records on-site. Contact for an appointment – searches by staff only.

Historic Sites & Museums

  • Woodruff House/Eaton Store Museum, 111 Conant St., Hillside, NJ 07205

Libraries & Historical Societies

  • Hillside Historical Society, 111 Conant Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205
  • Hillside Public Library, 1409 Liberty Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205

Other Resources