Phone (973) 361-8444
National Night Out
National Night Out

Police Officers at National Night Out 2023

Cool Down - copy
Morris Canal

Ribbon Cutting at the Morris Canal 2022

Cool Down - copy
Borough of Wharton

Welcome to the Borough of Wharton

Cool Down - copy
Morris Canal

HalloWharton 2022

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
fa fa-bolt

Everbridge Notifications

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

fa fa-play-circle

Virtual Tour of Wharton

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

fa fa-microphone

Wharton 1620 AM Radio

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


William J. Chegwidden


Although the weather isn’t always agreeable, spring is on its way and with it comes a lot of fun and exciting activities around the Borough. March brings the Fire Department’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. In April, baseball and soccer have their opening day ceremonies planned. May brings the annual Memorial Day Parade.

Spring cleaning brings with it the return of yard waste pick up starting in April on every Monday, except for holidays. For more information about yard waste pick up click here.

We are also hard at work planning our summer in Wharton. Plans for the summer recreation program are underway, registration for attendees will begin on 4/1 and run through 6/13. No registrations will be accepted after 6/13 and no walk-in's will be accepted. Plans for Canal Day, Summer Concert Series, and other fun events are underway as well. Check back here, on our social media accounts, or in the Mayor’s newsletter for information about summer events as the summer gets closer.

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