West Orange Community
The West Orange Community is rich in cultural roots across the spectrum of ethnic backgrounds. Those who have chosen to make West Orange their home thread together in a tapestry of social harmony. The demographics of town residents truly define a melting pot of ideals best illustrated by the many houses of worship scattered throughout West Orange. Equally characteristic are the various and distinct neighborhoods which uniquely blend together as one dynamic community. West Orange combines the elements of many quiet residential streets with the convenience of nearby shopping areas. Several NJ Transit bus routes directly serve the community and quick access to rail lines of NJ Transit in neighboring towns offer commuters transportation alternates for both work and leisure.
The downtown Main Street corridor effortlessly connects the districts of Eagle Rock, Tory Corner, St. Marks, and the Valley. Complemented by the sections of Gregory, St. Cloud, and Pleasantdale situated on the picturesque second mountain. Town residents can find many of the goods and services they may require directly available in the West Orange community. Small and mid size businesses ranging from restaurants to retail with a variety of professional services including legal and medical can all be found on Main Street and around town. Four municipal parking lots and on street parking provide quick access to most downtown businesses. Variety, convenience, and friendly smiles are all components making the West Orange community the place to visit and keep coming back.