Newark (/ˈnjuːərk/, locally /njʊərk/) 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...
Newark has long been the largest city in New Jersey. Founded in 1666, it greatly expanded during the Industrial Revolution, becoming the commercial and cultural hub of the region. Its population grew with various waves of migration in the mid 20th century, peaking in 1950.
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Newark, New Jersey, United States. 1666 - Robert Treat and other Puritans buy land from Hackensack tribe.