Phone (973) 361-8444
Canal Day

Town Hall in Wharton, NJ

Morris Canal Lock 2 East
Morris Canal

Winter at the Morris Canal Lock 2 East

National Night Out
National Night Out

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

Popular Links

Online Payments

Pay your real estate taxes securely online

Click here
Public Works

Garbage pickup, water reports, disposal of items, etc.

Click Here

All of our forms located in one area

Click Here

Visit here for your recycling questions

Click Here

View Wharton’s ordinances online

Click Here
Pay Ticket

Review and dispute your ticket online

Click Here

View all of our upcoming events

Click Here
Contact Us

We are here to help with any questions.

Click Here

Recent News

Online Documents

Below are the most recent online documents.
For all online documents, please use the Meetings menu in the navigation bar.



iphone white

Everbridge Notifications

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program.

Virtual Tour of Wharton

Learn about the Borough of Wharton's history, quality of life, real estate and relocations and community organizations.

Wharton 1620 AM Radio

Radio information about the Borough of Wharton throughout the year and important up-to-date local emergencies.


William J. Chegwidden


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

Our last concert in our Summer Concert Series is Country Comfort on September 22nd from 6-9 pm at Betty Poyer Field (corner of W. Dewey and W. Central).

Our free rabies shot clinic will be on October 14th from 8-10am at the DPW Garage located at 180 W. Central Ave. For more information on the Rabies Shot Clinic click here.

Get your costumes ready, because HalloWharton is on October 28th for Wharton residents only. Check back here and on our social media pages for more information about Halloween Events.

A reminder that the last day to register to vote in the General Election is October 17th. The General Election is on Tuesday, November 7th.

If you haven’t already done so, take a moment to sign up for our everbridge community notification system. You can do so by clicking here.

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

Check back for more information on these and all of our events here and on our social media accounts! Twitter Facebook

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

Accessing Information within our Website

If you have trouble with accessing information contained within this website, please contact the Borough of Wharton at (973) 361-8444 x2713 or

Borough Links
Subscribe to Mayor's Newsletter
* indicates required