Hanover Township is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. At the 2010 United States Census, the township’s population was 13,712, reflecting an increase of 814 (+6.3%) from the 12,898 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,360 (+11.8%) from the 11,538 counted in the 1990 Census.

Learn about Hanover

Hanover Township is a small town in the east-central part of Morris County, New Jersey. The township is located north of the historic district of Morristown, south of Parsippany-Troy Hills, west of East Hanover, and east of Morris Plains. The town is currently home to 13,849 living in the 10.72-square mile land area. Notable places within Hanover include the Whippany Railway Museum, the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, and the Morris County Library. Being centrally located, residents in the community are a short drive to many other towns in Morris County. The area is also perfect for professionals working in New York City looking for a home outside the urban city center.

Homes for sale in Hanover Township are mostly single-family and are located in one of the two primary residential neighborhoods in town. These are Cedar Knolls to the west and Whippany to the east. Both districts have easy access to public parks, schools, and other community amenities, making them ideal for families looking to raise a family in the region. Residences in Hanover typically come in two to five-bedroom layouts. Each of these residences typically comes with a private yard, spacious living area, a full kitchen, and attached parking garage. Other housing options within the community include attached townhouses and apartment complexes, but these are not as plentiful as suburban homes.

Community Amenities

Hanover Township residents have easy access to the many commercial, recreational, and dining establishments in town. There is a Walmart Supercenter in the southern part of the city, perfect for your regular grocery shopping. Like most communities in the region, there is a lot of outdoor parks in the area, including Bee Meadow Park and Central Park. The main street in town features various restaurants and stores. The town is also home to the Whippany Railway Museum, a railroad museum featuring well-preserved trains and historical displays. If you are planning a day out with your kids, you can visit The Funplex at East Hanover, a fun-filled amusement park featuring various games and attractions.


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3 Bee Meadow Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
4 Salem Drive Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
4 Memorial Junior Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
4 Whippany Park High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
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