Newark, New Jersey
Newark, known as the Gateway City, is located in Essex County and is bordered by various towns and cities located in Essex, Union, and Hudson Counties. With approximately 277,140 residents, Newark has an area of 26.1 square miles. Newark is a diverse city composed of 5 wards, each with a different style. Newark has New Jersey's most complex transportation hubs with access to highways, trains, and one of the nation’s busiest airports. Commuters are offered convenient access to Interstate 78, Routes 1&9, Route 21, and the New Jersey Turnpike as well as a variety of rail options at Newark Penn Station including NJ Transit, PATH trains, Amtrak trains, and Newark Light Rail. Newark also offers a range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options including some of the best Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, and Italian restaurants in the state.