About Long Hill Township
Long Hill is a suburb of Morris County about 32 miles from NYC. It is located in the southern part of the county bordering Somerset and Union County. In the past Long Hill Township was named one of the state’s “25 Great Towns” by New Jersey Monthly magazine. There are four sections of the township which include Gillette, Stirling, Millington and Meyersville.
The rural area has a small-town feel and gorgeous landscape. Throughout the year the township hosts events for all ages including my favorite-flea markets and antique appraisal shows. They host a holiday party for children, seasonal festivals, and a classic car show. Long Hill Township has a public lake in Stirling for swimming and ice skating.
There is no shortage of things to do or community events to get involved in at any of the 4 areas located here. The list is endless. The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge borders part of the Township. Its 7,455 acres are home to many animals and migrating birds. The Great Swamp is a designated National Natural Landmark. It’s breathtaking.
Long Hill Township School District:
Public schools in Long Hill Township include the Gillette School for kindergarten and grade one. The Millington School for grades 2 to 5, and Central School for grades 6 to 8. High school students in the township attend Watchung Hills Regional High School with students from Green Brook, Warren and Watchung.
Commuting from Long Hill:
Route 78 and 287 are easily accessible from Long Hill Township. Millington, Stirling and Gillette also have train stations on New Jersey Transit’s Gladstone Branch to Manhattan you about an hour, as will driving by car.