Newark is a county seat located in the New Jersey region of the United States. During the most recent census, Newark had a population of 277,140. Newark is the most poplulated city in the New Jersey region, the 70th most populated city in the United States and the 1,353rd most populated city in the world. Newark is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Newark adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Newark is located at sea level (9 meters / 30 feet). The closest cities to Newark are East Newark (1.7 km / 1.0 miles), Harrison (1.8 km / 1.1 miles), Kearny (4.3 km / 2.7 miles), East Orange (4.5 km / 2.8 miles) and Irvington (5.3 km / 3.3 miles)