Incorporated in 1908, Roseland was originally named Centreville. The name was changed in 1874.
The Borough of Roseland [†] contains approximately 3.5 square miles (2,240 acres) and is situated in the northwestern part of Essex County, New Jersey, along the border of Morris County. Roseland is adjacent to the Townships of Livingston, West Orange, West Caldwell, and East Hanover, as well as the Borough of Essex Fells, all within Essex County. Additionally, the Township of East Hanover—found in Morris County—borders Roseland to the west. Interstate 280 (also known as Essex Freeway) runs east and west through the Borough.
Roseland is a suburban community with predominately single-family detached housing units and single-family attached housing units. Commercial development is limited to two business districts located at the intersection of Eagle Rock Avenue/Roseland Avenue and Eagle Rock Avenue/Eisenhower Parkway. Office development exists along Livingston Avenue and Eisenhower Parkway.
† Borough of Roseland, 2020 Master Plan Re-examination, 2029, www.roseland.org, accessed January, 2023.
Nearby Towns: Boonton Twp • East Hanover Twp • East Orange City • Millburn Twp • Montclair Twp • Montville Twp • Totowa Boro • Township of South Orange Vlg • Verona Township • West Orange Twp •