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A thriving suburban community in the New York City Metropolitan area, South Orange, N.J., has it all - arts and culture, fine dining and an eclectic blend of historical trappings still in use today. Those searching for homes for rent in the area can locate an option among the town's diverse architecture styles, and New York City commuters can look forward to raising their families in a community that emphasizes education and the arts.

3 Interesting Things that South Orange Renters Should Know

  • While the origins of the town's name are unknown, it became home to English settlers in the late 1600s and was incorporated in 1869.
  • New York City commutes are simple with South Orange's transit options, including two New Jersey Transit rail stations that offer a 30- to 40-minute commute to Manhattan's Penn Station. Newark Liberty International Airport is about a 20-minute drive away.
  • Students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade attend public schools in the South Orange-Maplewood School District, shared with the neighboring town of Maplewood. Seton Hall University also adds a college town flavor to South Orange.

Top Resources for Renters in South Orange

  • The town's official website is where to start if you're a new resident looking for up-to-date information on civic services and public events.
  • The South Orange Patch and its Facebook page are great places for locals to access news coverage or participate in community discussions.

Things to Do in and Around South Orange

Just walking around South Orange can be a sightseeing tour in itself - the town's architecture is incredibly varied, with sizeable representations of every style used in Mid-Atlantic U.S. homes since the 1800s, including Victorian, Tudor, Colonial, Ranch, English cottages and mansions with Mansard roofs. It's also one of the only towns in the U.S. to still use gas for its street illumination lamps. The South Orange Performing Arts Center presents a variety of music, theater, dance and family-friendly programs all year-round and has a five-screen movie theater.

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Peter Cooper Village/Stuyvesant Town starting at $2897

Peter Cooper Village/Stuyvesant Town starting at $2897

New York, NY 10009 (14.62 miles)

Price: From $2,796

(347) 748-9611

Beds: 1 - 5+, Baths: 1 - 2

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Hamilton Apartments

Hamilton Apartments

Rahway, NJ 07065 (9.17 miles) (#403060)

Price: $975-$1,000

(866) 789-3599

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Camelot At Bayonne

Camelot At Bayonne

Bayonne, NJ 07002 (9.14 miles)

Price: $1,775-$2,170

(201) 535-4320

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Park Terrace Senior Living

Park Terrace Senior Living

Rahway, NJ 07065 (8.86 miles)

Price: From $1,195

(732) 860-0095

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Park Square Luxury Apartments

Park Square Luxury Apartments

Rahway, NJ 07065 (9.45 miles)

Price: $1,630-$2,533

(732) 860-4292

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Hamilton Apartments

Hamilton Apartments

Rahway, NJ 07065 (9.21 miles)

Price: $1,025-$1,200

(732) 800-0477

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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The Lofts at Garwood

The Lofts at Garwood

Garwood, NJ 07027 (7.37 miles)

Price: From $1,950

(855) 212-0389

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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River Place at Rahway

River Place at Rahway

Rahway, NJ 07065 (9.68 miles)

Price: $1,690-$2,255

(732) 709-1270

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Woodcrest At Clark 55+ Active Adult Community

Woodcrest At Clark 55+ Active Adult Community

Clark, NJ 07066 (8.82 miles)

Price: From $1,750

(732) 587-5859

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Grand Meridia

Grand Meridia

Rahway, NJ 07065 (9.45 miles)

Price: $1,400-$1,900

(732) 289-9804

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 2

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Constantine Village

Constantine Village

Summit, NJ 07901 (6.94 miles)

Price: $1,800-$2,200

(973) 665-3286

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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The Club At Autumn Ridge

The Club At Autumn Ridge

Union, NJ 07083 (3.96 miles)

Price: $1,550-$2,200

(908) 481-1731

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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AVE Clifton

AVE Clifton

Clifton, NJ 07012 (8.74 miles)

Price: $2,195-$3,350

(973) 253-4032

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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AVE Union

AVE Union

Union, NJ 07083 (4.48 miles)

Price: From $2,025

(908) 543-3756

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Essex Properties

Essex Properties

East Orange, NJ 07018 (2.75 miles)

Price: $1,025-$1,325

(973) 816-2184

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

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Rahway Arts Furnished Extended Stay - Available May 1st

Rahway Arts Furnished Extended Stay - Available May 1st

Rahway, NJ 07065 (9.32 miles)

Price: From $1,750

(732) 587-5379

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

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Lincoln Manor Apartments

Lincoln Manor Apartments

East Orange, NJ 07017 (2.97 miles)

Price: $945-$1,194

(973) 323-2079

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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