Neighborhoods


There are 10 Neighborhood Associations in South Orange. The South Orange Neighborhood Association (SONA) is an umbrella organization that coordinates activities across Neighborhood Associations, especially on interests impacting multiple neighborhood associations (e.g. Public Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Development, and Property Taxes). 

Our ten constituent neighborhoods are:


There are 10 Neighborhood Associations in South Orange. The South Orange Neighborhood Association (SONA) is an umbrella organization that coordinates activities across Neighborhood Associations, especially on interests impacting multiple neighborhood associations. Our constituent Neighborhood Associations are:
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  1. Academy Heights
  2. Lower Wyoming
  3. Montrose Park
  4. Newstead
  5. Seton Village
  6. South Mountain
  7. Tuxedo Park
  8. Upper Wyoming
  9. Village Colonials
  10. West Montrose
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For more information about your Neighborhood Association please contact your local Neighborhood Association listed below.


For general information about our South Orange Neighborhood Association (SONA) or should you have difficulties reaching your local Neighborhood Association listed below, please contact: southorangeneighborhoods@gmail.com and we will see that your inquiry reaches the most appropriate individuals.



1. Academy Heights

Association Name: Academy Heights Neighborhood Association (AHNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: South Orange Avenue

  • South: Parker Avenue (boundary extends into Maplewood, NJ)

  • East: Prospect Street

  • West: Railroad Tracks


Association Website:  NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: academyheightsnj@gmail.com

External Communications Platform:  NONE AT THIS TIME
Resident Communications / Engagement Platform: https://academyheightsnj.nextdoor.com/


2. Lower Wyoming

Association Name: Lower Wyoming Neighborhood Association (LWNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: BORDER / West Orange, NJ

  • South: W South Orange Avenue

  • East: N Ridgewood Road

  • West: N Wyoming Avenue


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: lowerwyoming@gmail.com

External Communications Platform:  NONE AT THIS TIME

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform: https://lowerwyoming.nextdoor.com/



3. Montrose Park

Association Name: Montrose Park Historic District Association (MPDHA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: BORDER / Orange, NJ

  • South: South Orange Avenue

  • East: BORDER / Newark, NJ

  • West: Scotland Road


Association Website:  www.mphda.org

Association Email:  info@mphda.org

External Communications Platform:  www.facebook.com/mphda/

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform**: https://montrosepark.nextdoor.com/


** Note: There is a Next Door Group called “Montrose Park” . While many MPDHA members are also members of the Montrose Park Next Door platform, it should be noted that the two entities are distinct from one another. MPDHA promotes advocacy, beautification, and community within the Historic District, while Next Door is utilized as a hyper-local social media network by Residents.  



4. Newstead

Association Name: Newstead Neighborhood Association (NNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: BORDER / West Orange, NJ

  • South: W. South Orange Avenue

  • East: Overhill Road / Crestwood Drive

  • West: South Mountain Reservation


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: newsteadassociation@gmail.com

External Communications Platform: NONE AT THIS TIME

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform:  https://newstead.nextdoor.com 



5. Seton Village

Association Name: Seton Village Neighborhood Association (SVNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: South Orange Avenue

  • South: Irvington Avenue

  • East: Eder Terrace

  • West: Cottage Place


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: SetonVillageNeighborhoodAssoc@gmail.com

External Communications Platform:  NONE AT THIS TIME

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform: Google Groups*


* Note: There is a Next Door Group called “Seton Village” . https://setonvillage.nextdoor.com/  While many Neighborhood Association members are also members of the Next Door platform, it should be noted that the two entities are distinct from one another.



6. South Mountain

Association Name: South Mountain Neighborhood Association (SMNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: South Orange Avenue

  • South: Audley Street / Lenox Avenue

  • East: Walton Avenue

  • West: W. South Orange Avenue


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: somtnna@gmail.com

External Communications Platform:  https://www.facebook.com/SoMTNNeighbors/

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform: https://southmountainnj.nextdoor.com/


7. Tuxedo Park

Association Name: Tuxedo Park Neighborhood Association (TPNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: South Orange Avenue

  • South: Varsity Road

  • East: BORDER / Newark, NJ

  • West: Seton Hall University


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: info@tuxedoparknj.org

Association Mailing Address: PO Box 913, South Orange, NJ 07079

External Communications Platform:  NONE AT THIS TIME

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform (Members):

https://www.facebook.com/groups/TuxedoParkNJ/

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform (All): https://tuxedoparknj.nextdoor.com



8. Upper Wyoming

Association Name: Upper Wyoming Neighborhood Association (UWNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: BORDER / West Orange, NJ

  • South: W. South Orange Avenue

  • East: N. Wyoming Avenue

  • West: Longview Road


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: upperwyomingneighborhood@gmail.com

External Communications Platform:  NONE AT THIS TIME

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform: https://upperwyoming.nextdoor.com/



9. Village Colonials

Association Name: Village Colonials Neighborhood Association (VCNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: Killburn Place / Irvington Ave.

  • South: Baldwin Ave.

  • East: Ward Place / Radel Terrace / Richmond Ave. between Garfield & Baldwin

  • West: Prospect Street


Association Website: NONE AT THIS TIME

Association Email: VillageColonials@gmail.com

External Communications Platform:  NONE AT THIS TIME

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform: Yahoo Group*


* Note: There is a Next Door Group called “VCNA” . https://vcna.nextdoor.com/ While many Neighborhood Association members are also members of the VCNA Next Door platform, it should be noted that the two entities are distinct from one another.



10. West Montrose

Association Name: West Montrose Neighborhood Association (WMNA)


General Boundaries:

  • North: BORDER / Orange, NJ & West Orange, NJ

  • South: South Orange Avenue

  • East: Scotland Avenue

  • West: N. Ridgewood Road


Association Website: http://wmnasonj.org/  

Association Email: info@wmnasonj.org

External Communications Platform: https://www.facebook.com/wmnasonj/

Resident Communications / Engagement Platform:  https://westmontrose.nextdoor.com/



A. Farrell Field Park Conservancy

While not an official member of SONA, we recognize the Farrell Field Park Conservancy as a partner in multi-neighborhood conversations.


Group Website: www.farrellfield.org

Group Email: farrellfield.park@gmail.com

Communications / Engagement Platform: www.facebook.com/FarrellField



B. Seton Hall University - Community Relations

While not an official member of SONA, we recognize Seton Hall University as a partner in multi-neighborhood conversations.


Website: https://www13.shu.edu/offices/government-community-relations/

Email: communityrelations@shu.edu