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Livingston, New Jersey

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Livingston is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census, the township's population was 31,330.[1]

Livingston was made as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 5, 1813, from portions of Caldwell Township (now Fairfield Township) and Springfield Township (now in Union County, New Jersey).[2]

The township was named for William Livingston, the first Governor of New Jersey; his family's coat of arms serves as the township's seal.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Livingston township, Essex County, New Jersey". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 12, 2024.
  2. Snyder, John P. The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606–1968, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 128. Accessed July 18, 2012.
  3. About Livingston Archived 2011-07-27 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed March 9, 2007.
  4. Hutchinson, Viola L. The Origin of New Jersey Place Names, New Jersey Public Library Commission, May 1945. Accessed September 3, 2015.