Mendham Borough, New Jersey

Mendham Borough is a 6 square mile town located west of Morristown, NJ. It has a charming main street shopping area and a mixture of older colonial and modern homes. The population of the borough is approximately 5,000. Residents of the borough enjoy a small town atmosphere and are able to walk to schools, churches and shopping. The close proximity to the county seat; Morristown and the train to Penn Station, make it a very desirable location.

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Table of Contents

  1. Township Links

  2. School Information

  3. Places of Worship 

  4. Community 

  5. Newspapers

  6. Transportation


2. Township Links

Mendham Borough has a Mayor-Council form of government.  The small town atmosphere is very evident when shopping in town.  Neighbors stopping to chat about children and community events are typical.  One popular community event is the July 4th Parade, a Norman Rockwell “ish” event which features neighborhood and community floats. 

Mendham Borough 

Mendham Borough Fire Department 

Mendham Borough Rescue Squad 

Mendham Business Association 

Mendham Borough Library

Mendham Borough Day Camp


3.  Schools

Mendham Borough has a K-8 school district and is a sending district to West Morris Mendham, one of the most highly rated high schools in the state.  The West Morris Regional High School district was one of the first in the state to be accredited as an International Baccalaureate High School. The surrounding area is also home to many fine private schools.

Mendham Borough Schools

West Morris Mendham High School 

Mendham Cooperative Nursery School 

Westmount Montessori 

Hilltop Christian Nursery School 

Mendham Country Day School 

St. Joseph’s School Mendham     

Far Hills Country Day     

Gill St. Bernards    


Villa Walsh     



4.  Places of Worship

Mendham Borough has many religious organizations, as does the surrounding area.

Brookside Church 

Grace Lutheran Church 

Hilltop Church 

Mendham Hills Chapel 

Mendham United Methodist Church 

St. Joseph Catholic Church 

Temple B’nai Or 


5.  Community 

Mendham Borough is a very civic-minded community.  There are many service organizations, which are an excellent way to become involved in the community and meet fellow residents.

Brookside Community Club 

Mendham Area Senior Housing


Girls on the Run 

Boy Scouts 

Girl Scouts 

Mendham Garden Club

Mendham Pastime Club

Mendham TV 

Mendham Little League

Mendham Patriots Basketball 

Morris County Park Commission 

Morris County Events

Ralston Historical Association 

West Morris Soccer Club 

YMCA Randolph 

YMCA Basking Ridge

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10.  Newspapers

Mendham Borough is serviced by several newspapers, which will help you to learn more about the community, and learn about local events.


Daily Record

Patch Mendham-Chester


11.  Public Transportation

There are several options for public transportation in the Mendham Borough area including a train to Penn Station in NYC from Morristown.

NJ Transit 

Martz Trailways

Lakeland Bus Lines

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