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Whippany is a section of the
Township of Hanover in Morris County, NJ.
Township is a 10.8 square mile suburban community with land use that includes fine residential areas and Morris County’s largest industrial development. Settled in 1710 by New Englanders, the township gained early industrial prominence through construction of a major iron forge on the Whippany River.
Today Hanover Township presents an ideal suburban tapestry
of residential neighborhoods, parkland and commercial
& industrial businesses.
The Township is divided into two principal communities: Whippany and Cedar
Knolls, the main population center and is also the location of the county’s largest airport facility, Morristown Municipal Airport. Route 10 crosses the township and is lined with hotels, motels, golf driving ranges, stores, private swimming clubs, restaurants, banks, and picturesque churches.
Offering residents a wide mix of facilities for suburban living, the Township has a variety of business districts, highway discount centers, a fine educational system and a 72-acre municipal recreation center with 20-acres ponds for boating and fishing. It also boasts two volunteer fire departments.
Easy access to Route 24,10, 287, 280 and I-80.Excellent train transportation to Newark and New York City from Morristown or Convent Station. Helicopter and limousine service to all metropolitan airports available at Morristown.
Meadow School (Kindergarten to 5th Grade)
120 Reynolds Ave.
Mountain View Road School (Kindergarten to 5th Grade)
Mount View Road
Salem Drive School (Kindergarten to 5th Grade)
29 Salem Drive
Memorial Junior School (6th-8th Grades)
Students from Hanover, East Hanover and Florham Park
attend Whippany Park High School and Hanover Park Regional
High School. (www.hanovertwpschools.com)
Whippany Park High School
165 Whippany Road, Whippany
Hanover Park High School
Mount Pleasant Ave.
East Hanover, NJ
Whippany Park High School, 165 Whippany Road, Whippany,
(973) 887-3004, Principal Donald Patterson; Hanover Park
High School, 63 Mount Pleasant Ave., East Hanover, (973)
887-0300, Principal John Kirchberger.
31-acre Central Park is located along the south side of the
Whippany River and has a small hockey rink, gazebo and volleyball
court and a passive recreational area. Bee Meadow Park has a
community pool, fields and a playground. Malapardis Park has
tennis courts, a walking trail to connect the upper and lower
sections of the park, a playground and picnic areas, a small pond
and a fountain. Black Brook Park has baseball fields, lighted
tennis courts, a picnic area and gazebo, a volleyball court,
horseshoe pits and bicycle path.
Morris County mall, Morristown Center (3miles), Livingston mall, Short Hills mall, New York City (34 miles).
Swimming, tennis, ice skating, softball, paddle tennis, racquetball, Boy and Girl Scouts, Brownies, Little League, soccer, theatre, art, girl’s softball, karate, gymnastics and paddle tennis.
If more active life
beckons, visit the township parks where you can try your
hand at everything from bocce to baseball. The Morris County
Park Commission operates 24 sites, including three golf
courses, two aboreta and the Mennen Sports Arena and offers
a year-round program of activities throughout the county
like adult education courses, programs for school children,
planned trail walks, golf tournaments and outdoor concerts.
1000 Route 10, P O Box 250, Whippany, NJ-07981
Whippanong Library, 1000 Route 10. (973) 428-2460.
Official Town Website: http://www.hanovertownship.com