Orange New Jersey is a busy town of 30,000 with several different neighborhoods, located in Essex County about 15 miles west of Manhattan. We are highlighting the Seven Oaks Neighborhood on this page. 100+ years ago, the neighborhood was home to well-off businessmen and their families. Today, with easy access to New York City and the inventory of stylish older homes, the Seven Oaks neighborhood of Orange NJ is one of the hottest real estate markets in Northern New Jersey. This page is dedicated to providing information about Seven Oaks.
Living in Seven Oaks
The History of Orange and Seven Oaks
Recent Orange Board of Education Meeting Minutes are available here for your perusal.
Heywood Avenue School (PreK-7) and Lincoln Avenue (K-7) Elementary Schools serve the Seven Oaks area. Orange Preparatory Academy serves grades 8-9, and Orange High School serves grades 10-12. The Stem Innovation Academy of the Oranges is also an option currently for students entering grade 9.
Orange Park, also known as Monte Irvin Orange Park, is a 48 acre county owned park located at S. Center and Harrison Streets directly across from Seven Oaks Neighborhood. It offers sports fields, a fishing pond, jogging paths and a playground. Several festivals are held there also.
The Berkeley Tennis Club is a private tennis club located on Tremont Place. It offers 6 tennis courts and social activities.
The Orange Public Library is located at 348 Main Street and is open to all Orange residents.
Public Transportation & Commuting to NYC from Orange
Train Service: New Jersey Transit offers trains service to New York Penn Station via the Morris-Essex Line. The Highland Avenue Station is on Scotland Road across from Highland Avenue and is walkable from most of Seven Oaks. The Orange train station is located at 75 Lincoln Avenue. Some Seven Oaks residents also use the Mountain Station in South Orange (449 Vose Avenue) or choose to use the South Orange Jitney to the South Orange station.
Bus Service within the City of Orange Township is also provided by New Jersey Transit and schedules can be found here. Routes served include 21, 24, 34, 41, 44, 71, 73, and 79. Routes 92 and 97 are within Orange.
Easy Access to highways – In addition to having Midtown Direct Train service to New York, Seven Oaks is close to many major highways, such as the Garden State Parkway, and Route 280, making it a simple commute for those driving to and from almost anywhere in New York and New Jersey.
Frequently Asked Questions
This township page offers information about waste collection, parking permits
Seven Oaks in the Media
Seven Oaks Blog Posts
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