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Town Hall in Wharton, NJ

Morris Canal Lock 2 East
Morris Canal

Winter at the Morris Canal Lock 2 East

National Night Out
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Members of the Wharton Fire Department at National Night Out 2019

Irondale Mountain

Irondale Mountain

Color Run

2017 Color Run

Library Dedication 2019
Wharton Library

Library Dedication 2019

Canal Lock

Washington Forge Pond

Wharton News

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Upcoming Events
Calendar Recycling All Zones
Date November 29 2021
Yard Waste Pick Up
November 29 2021
Planning Board Special Meeting
November 29 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garbage Zone A
November 30 2021
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Senior Events
November 29 2021 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
November 30 2021 9:30 am - 1:15 pm
December 01 2021 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
December 02 2021 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

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William J. Chegwidden


Fall is always a busy time of year and this year is no different in Wharton.

Our annual Job Fair is coming up on September 22nd from 5-7 p.m. outdoors at the MacKinnon Middle School located at 137 E. Central Ave. There will be approximately 35 companies in attendance looking for new employees. For more information on the Job Fair click here.

The Wharton Police Department and Municipal Alliance are hosting the second National Night Out on October 2nd from 3-6 p.m. at the MacKinnon Middle School. For more information on National Night Out click here.

The Municipal Alliance is sponsoring a Donut Dash 5K on October 3rd starting at 8 a.m. at the MacKinnon Middle School. For more information and to register click here.

Fall Sports are in full swing with Soccer and Football starting their fall seasons.

Get your costumes ready, because HalloWharton is on October 30th for Wharton residents only. There is also Safe Trick or Treating at the Fire House on October 31st.

A reminder that the last day to register to vote in the General Election is October 12th. The General Election is on Tuesday, November 2nd. For more information on General Election click here.

It’s going to be another fun fall in Wharton!

Borough of Wharton

Wharton is a community of approximately 6,500 residents in the highlands of Morris County. Wharton is located between Routes 15, 46 and 80, stretching south from the main entrance of Picatinny Arsenal, a major army research and development center, to Route 46 abounded on the west by Roxbury Township and the east by Dover and Rockaway Township. The Borough is approximately 2.2 square miles.

Contact Information

10 Robert Street, Wharton,
New Jersey 07885
Phone - (973) 361-8444

Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Moday thru Friday

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