About This Place
East Orange is a city in Essex County, New Jersey, USA. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city had a total population of 69,824. The United States Census Bureau's 2005 population estimate for East Orange was 68,190.
East Orange was originally incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 4, 1863, from portions of Orange town, and was reincorporated as a city on December 9, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier.
East Orange is located at 40°45′58″N 74°12′42″W / 40.766050°N 74.211699°W / 40.766050; -74.211699 (40.766050, −74.211699).