Livingston NJ is a diverse suburban community of nearly 28,000 residents. Livingston NJ is also located near most major area highways, making it a a great community for commuters.
As home to the Livingston Symphony Orchestra, Livingston Community Player Childrens Theatre, New Jersey Ballet, Livingston Arts and Rikker Hill Art Park, Livingston is a mecca for lovers of the arts, too. A great place to stay in touch with what’s happening in town is The Livingston Patch.
Shopping, dining, and hiking are other reasons residents choose Livingston. Over 470 acres of parks and wooded areas provide ample opportunities for hiking and exploring nature. In addition, Livingston’s Department of
Recreation provides two community pools, tennis courts, basketball courts and playgrounds, youth and adult athletics to residents.
The Community Coach bus line runs through the center of Livingston and straight into Port Authority in NYC. If driving is your thing, Route 280 will access the Lincoln, Holland or GW bridge. Commuter parking passes are available for the South Mountain Arena in West Orange. Call the Essex County Department of Parks at 973-268-3500. NEW to Livingston is the Livingston Express Shuttle. A service for residents and non-residents that will shuttle you to the South Orange Train Station from the Livingston Mall. The cost is $2.00 each way.
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If you have any questions on buying a home in Livingston, please contact Robin Benjamin at (973) 202-7270 or get in touch via the contact page.
The Livingston School district continues to show a high level of student achievement and ranks among the top school districts in New Jersey. The US News and World Report just released the BEST High Schools in NJ 2014. There are six elementary schools – Burnet Hill, Collins, Harrison, Hillside Mt. Pleasant Elementary and Riker Hill – Livingston has two middle schools- Mount Pleasant and Heritage and one high school Livingston High School. Top-High-Schools-2014-by-New-Jersey-Monthly has just been released!