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Welcome to East Orange ...
The city of East Orange is located in Essex County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, East Orange has a population of 64,807 people<2> (see below for details).
East Orange is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: East Orange lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for East Orange: (973) and (862)<4>
The ZIP code for East Orange: 07017<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of East Orange.
Websites for East Orange ...
Official Website: www.eastorange-nj.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Orange had an population of 64,807 people. This is an increase of 0.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, East Orange had a population of 64,270 people (or 8.2% of the total population of Essex County). This makes East Orange the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of East Orange represents 0.73% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 64,270 people, the population of East Orange decreased 7.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 69,824 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for East Orange.
Communities Also Named East Orange ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named East Orange - it's located in Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East Orange.
Communities near East Orange ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Orange.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Orange. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Orange.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Orange. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Orange.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Orange. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for East Orange.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Orange ...
Looking for more information about East Orange? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Orange, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Orange.
Adding East Orange to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of East Orange in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for East Orange was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found East Orange on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for East Orange.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for East Orange: www.eastorange-nj.org/
The official website for Essex County: www.co.essex.nj.us/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023