Jefferson Township is divided as Oak Ridge/Milton and Lake Hopatcong. Both have unique communities such as Berkshire Valley, Cozy Lake, Lake Shawnee, etc. It is the most northern town in Morris County. The Lake Hopatcong area offers a range of activities and attractions for residents and visitors alike. Some popular options include boating, fishing, swimming, and lakeside picnics. There are also boat rentals and marinas available.
Jefferson Township School District
Jefferson Township is served by the Jefferson Township School District, which provides education to students from K-12th.
The district consists of three schools:
Milton Elementary School: K-2nd
White Rock Elementary School: 3rd-5th
Jefferson Township High School: 6th -12th
A Commuters Delight!
Jefferson offers convenient commuting options for those working or studying in New York City. The following transportation methods are available:
The NJ Transit provides train service from the nearby Lake Hopatcong Station to Penn Station. The commute takes approximately one hour, making it a popular option for daily commuters.
Several bus routes operated by NJ Transit connect Jefferson Township to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The travel time varies depending on traffic conditions but
usually takes around 90 minutes.
By car it can take an hour or more also depending on traffic conditions.
Things To Do!
Lake Hopatcong Hopatcong itself is charming and has numerous options.
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation: This vast county park offers miles of hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and beautiful scenic views. It's a perfect spot for nature
lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Camp Jefferson: A recreational facility that provides various programs and activities for all ages, including sports leagues, fitness classes, art workshops, and
Jefferson Township Museum: Located in the historic George Chamberlain House, the museum showcases the towns history through exhibits, artifacts, and guided
Golf Courses: Jefferson Township boasts several golf courses, such as Bowling Green Golf Club and Lake Hopatcong Golf Club, offering scenic and challenging
experiences for golf enthusiasts.
Whether it's exploring the natural beauty of Lake Hopatcong, enjoying outdoor adventures, or immersing oneself in the towns history and culture, Jefferson
Township provides a fulfilling and engaging lifestyle for its’ residents.
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