Moving to Essex County, NJ
As New Jersey’s third-most populous county, Essex County is a fast-growing industrial area that is perfect for growing families and growing businesses. Essex County is also part of the New York metropolitan area, making it an ideal location for those who commute into the city.
This area has a rich history, and is the first county in the United States to have a countywide park system. The area experienced unprecedented growth after the Revolutionary War, and today nearly 800,000 residents call Essex County home. Newark, the county seat, is the most populous in New Jersey. Other populated cities include East Orange, Irvington, Bloomfield, West Orange, and Montclair.
Moving can be stressful, not only because of packing and finding a new place to live, but also getting settled into your new city or town. At White Glove Moving & Storage, we make moving easier throughout New Jersey. We’ve compiled this helpful guide to help you feel more at home in Essex County.
Update Your Address
As soon as you have moved to your new home, you should update your address. Take some time before or after your move to change or update your address for bills, utilities, phone plans, and more. The process varies from business to business, so ensure that you give yourself ample time to complete every step. While many places will let you change your address online, others will require you to come to their place of business to make the necessary changes, so plan accordingly.
Here are some places you should visit to update your address.
Here are a few other places that you should contact to ensure they have your updated address:
- Loan Providers
- Subscription Services
- Your Office’s Payroll Department
- Social Security Administration
- Pharmacy Prescriptions
Some USPS offices in Essex County include: