Denville Township was established in 1913 and is known as the "Hub of Morris County" for its great location along the major transportation routes in Morris County. Denville has 11 named bodies of water, so needless to say this area is gorgeous wherever you go and offers a ton of year round activities for residents.
There’s a charming town center with an old school feel to it with some cute boutiques and several yummy restaurants of all types.
Denville School District:
Denville has two elementary schools, Lakeview and Riverview which serves students grades K-5. Valleyview Middle School serves students in grades 6-8. Public school students in grades 9-12 attend Morris Knolls High School. The high school is part of the Morris Hills Regional High School District, which also serves Rockaway Borough, Rockaway Township and Wharton. Morris Catholic High School is a four-year comprehensive Roman Catholic regional high school located in Denville.
Thinking About Your Commute to NYC?
Since Denville is known as the "Hub of Morris County" it would only make sense for the town to have their own train station. The Denville Train Station has direct service to Hoboken or NY Penn Station on the NJ Transit Morristown Line. The Midtown Direct train will take about 70 minutes to get you to NYC Penn Station. The Lakeland Bus Lines also provides service from Denville to NYC Port Authority. During rush hour this ride will take you about 65 minutes.
Denville residents rave above the close proximity to shopping malls, restaurants and parks and is also known for its close community feel. You'll find Denville Dairy jam packed on any warm day with lines stretching outside the ice cream shop. With yoga studios, juice shops and health food stores galore there's no shortage of choices here in this small, delightful town.