Mayor William J. Chegwidden

welcomes you to

the Borough of Wharton,


Morris County, New Jersey  Located in the heart of Morris County.

Wharton is a terrific town full of pride, tradition, and progress!





There are a lot of fun activities planned for Wharton this Fall. HalloWharton is on October 30th from 4:00 to 8:00. This year we will have haunted hayrides along the Canal. Lots of games for the kids and a DJ to keep it all moving. Join us for our costume contest and stay to watch the "Dragons & Dreams" show. Our Wharton FOP will be serving hot dogs and cider. We will have lots of prizes, candy, pumpkin painting, a chili cook off and haunted bus rides. We will hold our 2nd annual chili cook off at HalloWharton. Bring down your best recipe and see if you are the winner this year. Our DPW and BOE will be judging the contest.

Decorate your house for Halloween and you could win a prize Call or email us at town hall for our annual House Decorating contest. The judging will be on October 26th.

Anyone who would like to make a scarecrow to hang on Main Street this year, please stop by Town Hall and pick up a post free of charge.
There are many ways to celebrate fall and have fun in Wharton this season. Join us!

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Located at 10 Robert Street, Wharton, New Jersey 07885
(973) 361-8444
Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Moday thru Friday

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