Cedar Grove

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Cedar Grove is a township in north central Essex CountyNew Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 12,411, reflecting an increase of 111 (+0.9%) from the 12,300 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 247 (+2.0%) from the 12,053 counted in the 1990 Census.

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Cedar Grove as its 4th best place to live in Essex County and 17th best place overall to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.

In 2016, Cedar Grove was rated the 12th safest city in New Jersey by backgroundchecks.org.

What is now Cedar Grove was originally incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature as the Township of Verona on February 7, 1892, from portions of Caldwell Township. Portions of the township were taken to create Verona borough, based on the results of a referendum held on April 30, 1907. On April 9, 1908, the name was formally changed to Cedar Grove. The township's name derives from the cedar trees that once covered its valley and hillsides.

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RATING* SCHOOL NAME GRADES SCHOOL TYPE
4 South End Elementary School Preschool - 4th Grade Public
4 North End Elementary School Preschool - 4th Grade Public
N/A Essex Jr Academy Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
4 Cedar Grove Memorial Middle School 5th Grade - 8th Grade Public
3 Cedar Grove High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A St Catherine Of Siena School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.
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