Introduction to Livingston, New Jersey
Livingston, New Jersey, in Essex county, is 6 miles W of East Orange, New Jersey and 8 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Newark metropolitan statistical area. About 27,391 people live in Livingston.
Originally Livingston was part of the present day Fairfield and Springfield Townships. It was incorporated as a township on February 5, 1813. It was named after William Livingston, the first Governor of New Jersey. Earlier, the township of Livingston included parts of Fairmount and Roseland.
Livingston and nearby Attractions
- Eagle Rock Reservation
- South Mountain Reservation
- Edison National Historic Site
- Montclair Art Museum
- Morris Museum
- Howell Living History Farm
Things To Do In Livingston
There are several museums and historical sites in Livingston. In addition, the town offers movie theaters, live music and facilities for sports activities. Livingston also includes a number of quality restaurants that serve delicious international cuisine.
Newark Liberty International Airport is nearby.
Livingston Higher Education
Seton Hall University provides educational services to the residents of the town.