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Essex County,

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The Renaissance City
The Brick City

The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.

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07102, 07103, 07104, 07105, 07106, 07107, 07108, 07112, 07114

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Newark is approximately 273,546 (2000), 277140 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 102,473 (1990), 94542 (2010).

The amount of land area in Newark is 61.689 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Newark is 24.14 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 5.634 sq kilometers.
The distance from Newark to Washington DC is 200 miles. The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 46 miles. (as the crow flies)
Newark is positioned 40.72 degrees north of the equator and 74.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Newark elevation is 0 to 273.4 feet above sea level. Average elevation is 55 feet above sea level.
The Newark median home price is $112,286.

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Newark location: eight miles to the west of New York City, and the Manhattan skyline can be clearly seen from many parts of Newark. Philadelphia is just 80 miles further to the southwest.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Newark is seasonal. Here is a weather page for Newark.
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History & History Related Items

Newark history:

Newark was founded by Puritans in 1666. The city was held to strict adherance to the Puritan rules until finally challenged by Colonel Josiah Ogden who harvested his wheat on a Sunday. At this point, the church/state began to end and the more modern form of government began to develop.

Here is a history page for Newark. This page gives individual histories for several of the neighborhood areas of Newark. It also gives many resources for historical places and information for Newark.

This history page is from the city of Newark. Just click on the history link

The founding of Newark: 1666
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Newark attractions:

Sacred Heart Cathedral-Basillica
Branch Brook Park
Seton Hall Law School
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark Symphony Hall

Learn about Newark at this site!

The Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
P.O. Box 540
Newark, New Jersey 07101-0540
General Information: 973-596-6550
Toll-free: 800-7MUSEUM
Group Reservations: 973-596-6615
TTY for the hearing impaired: 973-596-6355

This page lists the "famous" people who have called Newark home at one time or another.

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