The Village of South Orange is a vibrant suburban community with quaint gas-lit streets, historic architecture, and a fantastic small town atmosphere. Located on the eastern slope of South Mountain, yet just a short commute to NYC, South Orange is a perfect place for a slice of suburbia.
South Orange residents frequent the downtown Village Center, which is home to a vibrant assortment of unique shops, a myriad of restaurants, taverns and breweries, and gourmet coffee houses. Also downtown, is the sleek, state of the art South Orange Performing Arts Center, recently voted NJ’s favorite small performing arts center.
South Mountain Reservation provides a beautiful haven for nature lovers to enjoy native plants, trees, and wildlife. The preserve, as well as other outdoor park facilities throughout South Orange provide an outlet for hikers, joggers, cyclists, and sports enthusiasts of all kinds. Cameron Field and Meadowland Park offer amenities for baseball, soccer, and tennis, as well as playgrounds, and areas for picnics and outdoor summer concerts.
Combining services with neighboring Maplewood, the South Orange-Maplewood School District includes six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. Columbia High School has been nationally recognized for its academic excellence. South Orange is also home to Seton Hall University, a nationally recognized institution.
South Orange has two New Jersey Transit train stations and a jitney commuter bus which runs a shuttle service between the South Orange Station and multiple South Orange locations.Search Listings