Township Information

Chatham Township and Chatham Borough were settled in the late 1600s and have transformed into thriving communities with prime locations and a bustling downtown. Located on a direct train line to New York City and 25 minutes away from Newark Airport,  and Chatham residents are well located. Tree-lined streets and an impressive public school system it is no wonder Chatham is at the top of lists for those looking for new homes.

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Chatham Public Library

The library is available free of charge for residents of both Chatham Township and Chatham Borough in the heart of downtown. The library offers free Wi-Fi, eBooks, access to free magazines in an instant, and a ‘Job Seekers Database’. With special events several times a month for children and teens, there is something exciting for everyone. Ranging from live music to yoga poses and yoga stories. To stay updated on all events and offerings, click here.

Chatham School System

Residents of Chatham township and Chatham borough are welcomed to the public school system that aims to ensure the equality of all students to ensure success and access to all curricular and extracurricular offerings. There are four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school that all work hard to provide the best education for children. Chatham public schools have a strict no-bullying policy and have created committees against bullies and their harmful actions. For more information please click here

Chatham Town Hall

58 Meyersville Rd. Chatham, NJ 07928 (973) 635-4600


Chatham recreation is unique in its offering to members of the Chatham communities to promote, organize, and maintain a variety of different programs for its residents. With several main fields and facilities, it is easy to find something to remain active and engaged with the community. Chatham also offers access to the Memorial Park Pool for the summer months that keeps over 600 members cool and occupied. Garden Park provides access to tennis courts, basketball courts, and a playground area as well. Learn more here.

Township Organizations

Newcomers Club

“Small Town Big Fun” is the tag line for the lively and active Newcomers Club of Chatham Township. With lady's nights out, wine tasting classes, bowling, and monthly theme parties, joining the community has never been easier. By strengthening the connection to those you may know or welcoming new members, the newcomers club provides an entertaining way to stay involved. For a full list of events please click here.
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