Township Information
Livingston was incorporated as a township on February 5, 1813, with portions of the town taken from Caldwell Township and appropriately being named for William Livingston, the first Governor of New Jersey; his family's coat of arms served as the township's seal for many years. Historically, the community has been one of the state's highest-income communities with an excellent public school system, a large public, and a fine art scene covered in more than 470 acres of wooded parks and hiking trails.

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Livingston Public Library

The town public library was originally founded by a handful of residents in 1869. Today it houses a wide selection of books, digital resources, language learning tools, movie archives, and tutoring tools. The library takes great pride in its monthly programming to offer movie nights, craft clubs, and virtual get-togethers.

Livingston Public School System

Livingston is regarded as one of the best public school systems, ranking #5 amongst all the public school districts in the state of New Jersey. It has been named the #1 place to be a teacher, the third in the state with the best teachers, and number 4 in school safety.

Livingston Town Hall

Livingston Town Hall is located at 357 S Livingston Avenue Livingston, NJ 07039 and can be reached at (973) 992-5000.


The community offers a diverse range of activities for its members including sports, arts and crafts, yoga, and many more. There is also a public pool open for the summer season.
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