South Orange NJ

South Orange is a township located in Essex County, New Jersey

South Orange is a township located in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. Here is some general information about the town:

  • Population: As of the 2020 Census, the population of South Orange was approximately 17,058.
  • Location: South Orange is located in northern New Jersey, about 15 miles west of New York City.
  • History: South Orange was originally settled in the early 1700s, and was primarily a farming community for many years. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the town began to develop into a suburban community, and it grew rapidly in the post-World War II era.
  • Education: South Orange has its own public school system, which includes three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The town is also home to several private schools, including Seton Hall University and the South Mountain School.
  • Parks and Recreation: South Orange has a number of parks and recreational facilities, including parks with playgrounds and sports fields, a public pool, and a community center. The town is also home to the South Mountain Reservation, a large nature reserve that includes hiking trails, picnic areas, and scenic views.
  • Transportation: South Orange is served by several major highways, including the Garden State Parkway and Route 78. The town also has a train station that provides access to New York City and other parts of New Jersey.

Overall, South Orange is a diverse and vibrant community that offers a suburban lifestyle with easy access to the cultural and economic opportunities of New York City. It has a reputation for being a very friendly and welcoming community, with a strong sense of civic engagement and community involvement.

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