Suffern is a village incorporated in 1796 in the town of RamapoRockland CountyNew YorkUnited States. Suffern Middle School is the junior high school of the Suffern Central School District (SCSD),and is located in the Village of Montebello, adjacent to Suffern.

Additional schools in Suffern:

Richard P. Connor Elementary School
Montebello Elementary School
Suffern High School
Sacred Heart School
The Goddard School
Lime Kiln Elementary School
Shaarei Torah of Rockland



Suffern Station serves both local and express trains, operated by New Jersey Transit to Hoboken Terminal with connecting service at Secaucus Junction to New York's Pennsylvania Station. Most New Jersey Transit Main Line trains terminate at Suffern; some Bergen County Line trains also terminate at Suffern; and Metro-North Railroad's Port Jervis Line trains continue into Orange County to Port JervisTransport of Rockland buses serve Suffern, as do the Bergen County routes of Coach USA ShortLine.

U.S. Route 202New York State Route 59Interstate 287, and Interstate 87, also known as the New York State Thruway, go through Suffern.

Landmarks and places of interest

  • Lafayette Theatre – 97 Lafayette Avenue. Rockland's only surviving movie palace, opened in 1924, and having a renovated 1931 Wurlitzer pipe organ installed by the American Theatre Organ Society in 1992.
  • Suffern Free Library – 210 Lafayette Avenue. The Ramapo Room contains historical books, clippings and photographs of western Ramapo.
  • Suffern Railroad Museum – 1 Erie Plaza
  • Suffern Village Museum – 61 Washington Avenue – Exhibits relating to the history of Suffern and the Ramapo area. Includes displays relating to American Indians, original Avon products, nearby iron mines, and Dan Beard, one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. Traveling Trunk program is available for classroom use.

For more information about Suffern and the neighborhood, call a Q Home Sales Representative at 845-35Q-HOME (845-357-4663)

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