Other cities in the 862 area code include: Bloomfield, Kearny, Montclair, Belleville, Fair Lawn, Livingston, West Milford, Randolph, Maplewood, Montville, Millburn, Hawthorne, Morristown, Dover, Springfield, South Orange, Denville, Madison, Pequannock, Hopatcong, Verona, Harrison, Cedar Grove, Glen Rock, Wanaque, Florham Park, East Hanover, Pompton Lakes, Lincoln Park, Chatham, Bloomingdale, Newton, Fairfield, Wharton, Andover, Roseland, Mendham, Morris Plains, Boonton, Mountain Lakes, Riverdale, Montague, Netcong, Hamburg, and Lafayette.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. As one of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a population of 277,140 in 2010, making it the nation's 67th most-populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 281,944, an increase of 1.7% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 70th largest in the nation. Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of lower Manhattan.Settled in 1666 by Puritans from New Haven Colony, Newark is one of the oldest European cities in the United States.
Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 146,199, rendering it New Jersey's third-most-populous city. Paterson has the second-highest density of any U.S. city with over 100,000 people, behind only New York City. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 147,754, an increase of 1.1% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 177th-largest in the nation. Paterson is known as the "Silk City" for its dominant role in silk production during the latter half of the 19th century.
East Orange is a city in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census the city's population was 64,270, reflecting a decline of 5,554 (−8.0%) from the 69,824 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 3,728 (−5.1%) from the 73,552 counted in the 1990 Census. The city was the state's 20th most-populous municipality in 2010, after having been the state's 14th most-populous municipality in 2000. East Orange was originally incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 4, 1863, from portions of Orange town, and was reincorporated as a city on December 9, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier.
The 862 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 6:25 AM on Jul 11, 2020.