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Welcome to Verona ...

Verona is located in Essex County<1>.


The location of Verona has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Verona, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1857.

Verona is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Verona lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Verona: (973) & (862)<4>

Communities Also Named Verona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 26 communities that are also named Verona - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Verona.

Communities near Verona ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Verona.

  • New York
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York is located in Kings County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
  • Bronx
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx is located in Bronx County (NY)
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx <5>
  • Newark
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
  • Jersey City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
    • Jersey City is located in Hudson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
  • Yonkers
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers is located in Westchester County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers <5>
  • Paterson
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paterson
    • Paterson is located in Passaic County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
  • Elizabeth
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
    • Elizabeth is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
  • Clifton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton is located in Passaic County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
  • Passaic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
    • Passaic is located in Passaic County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
  • Union City
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City is located in Hudson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people

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 Verona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Verona.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Verona. 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 Verona.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Verona. See our Newspapers Page for Verona.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Verona ...

Looking for more information about Verona? 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 Verona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Verona.

Adding Verona to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Verona 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 we've found for Verona was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Verona post office opened in 1857.

We also found Verona in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Verona.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Verona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Essex County: www.co.essex.nj.us/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Verona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (862) is an overlay for area code (973).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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