Livingston

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Livingston is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township’s population was 29,366, reflecting an increase of 1,975 (+7.2%) from the 27,391 counted in the 2000 Census.

Livingston was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 5, 1813, from portions of Caldwell Township (now Fairfield Township) and Springfield Township (now in Union County, New Jersey). Portions of the township were taken to form Fairmount (March 11, 1862, now part of West Orange) and Roseland (March 10, 1908).

The township was named for William Livingston, the first Governor of New Jersey; his family’s coat of arms serves as the township’s seal.

Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Cedar Ridge, Cheapside, Morehousetown, Northfield, Washington Place and West Livingston.

 

source: Wikipedia