Ramsey is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. It is a suburb of New York City, located twenty-six miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 14,351. Ramsey was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 10, 1908, from portions of Hohokus Township. Additional territory was annexed from Waldwick in 1921, and portions of the borough were ceded to Saddle River in 1925.