Chatham

Chatham is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, Chatham’s population was 8,962, reflecting an increase of 502 (+5.9%) from the 8,460 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 453 (+5.7%) from the 8,007 counted in the 1990 Census.

Learn about Chatham

Chatham, New Jersey or The Chathams is what locals call the two neighboring municipalities in Morris County, New Jersey. These include Chatham Borough which is located southeast of Madison and northeast of Summit while Chatham Township is a vast land area found west of the borough. These municipalities, although different from one another share a lot of public services including school district, public library, courthouse, recreational programs, and emergency services.

Chatham Borough is the main town center where many of its local businesses are found in Main Street which connects to other municipalities in the area. Chatham Township, on the other hand, is mostly residential area which includes a large portion of the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.

Homes for sale in Chatham are mostly single-family located in suburban neighborhoods. These houses have come in a variety of designs and home models but usually come standard with wood exteriors, large windows, multiple bedrooms and baths, and large home lots. There are also several golf communities and private subdivisions offering beautiful luxury homes available to buyers looking to move into town.

Notable Locations:

Chatham Train Station
Shepard Kollock Recreational Park
The Mall at Short Hills
Memorial Park
Brooklake Country Club

School Information:

Chatham Day School
Chatham Middle School
Chatham High School

Travel Methods

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RATING* SCHOOL NAME GRADES SCHOOL TYPE
5 Milton Avenue Elementary School Preschool - 3Rd Grade Public
N/A Lafayette Elementary School 4th Grade - 5th Grade Public
5 Washington Avenue Elementary School Kindergarten - 3Rd Grade Public
5 Southern Boulvard School Kindergarten - 3Rd Grade Public
5 Chatham Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
4 Chatham High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A St. Patrick School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A E C L C Of New Jersey Private/Charter
N/A Montessor Childrens Academy - Chatham Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Chatham Day School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Sprout House Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.
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