HARDING TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY
Named for Former US President Warren G. Harding and located in Morris County, Harding Township, New Jersey, is known for its bucolic rolling landscapes, large country estates, sweeping grain fields, livestock pastures, and bridle paths. Forbes Magazine once named its hamlet, New Vernon, among the most affluent ZIP codes in the United States.
Harding Township also is comprised of the hamlets Green Village, Logansville, and Pleasantville.
Despite its country look and feel, Harding is conveniently located to the centers of Chatham, Madison, Morristown, and Basking Ridge. Access to New York City’s Penn Station is only a stone’s throw away from the Madison, Morristown, or Morris Plains railroad stations.
ACTIVITIES AROUND THE CORNER
Harding borders the Great Swamp Wildlife Refuge, with the beautiful hardwood forests and hiking trails of Jockey Hollow National Park nearby. The Harding Township / Village Green Bridle Path Association maintains equestrian trails, a dressage ring, and show grounds for enthusiastic horseback riders.
TOP-RATED PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Pre-K through 8th grade students in Harding may attend Harding Township School. It is rated a #1 best public elementary school in Morris County, with a student teacher ratio of 9 to 1. Middle and high school students attend the outstanding Madison public schools.
TOP-RATED PRIVATE AND PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS
In addition to its outstanding public schools, Harding Township is convenient to highly ranked private schools, including Delbarton School, Kent Place School, Morristown-Beard, Newark Academy, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, Oratory Preparatory School, Peck School, Seton Hall Preparatory School, Saint Patrick School, and Saint Vincent Martyr School.
The most recent Census data show the population in Harding Township is 3,838, and the median household income is $168,365.