Introduction to Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Cedar Grove, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 3 miles W of Clifton, New Jersey and 8 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The people of the town are in the Newark metropolitan area. Cedar Grove has a population of 12,300.
Cedar Grove History
Cedar Grove was initially a part of the Horseneck Tract. The Lenni Lenape Native Americans were the original inhabitants. On February 7, 1892, it was incorporated as the Township of Verona. On April 9, 1908, it was reincorporated as the township of Cedar Grove.
Cedar Grove and nearby Attractions
- Hilltop Reservation
- Hamilton House Museum
- Edgemont Memorial Park
- Eagle Rock Reservation
- Montclair Art Museum
- Edison National Historic Site
Things To Do In Cedar Grove
Cedar Grove includes two county parks, which offers several scenic landscapes. The parks and the other recreational areas of Cedar Grove offer baseball fields, softball fields, tennis courts and children's playgrounds.
Cedar Grove Transportation
International air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Cedar Grove Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are provided by Montclair State University, William Paterson University Of New Jersey, Seton Hall University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Passaic County Community College and several other colleges.