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Obadiah La Tourette
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Obadiah La Tourette
The Long Valley Mill

The building looms over the bustling Route 24, once called Chester Pike, just east of Long Valley center. At once, upon seeing it, you know that the mill holds a thousand stories and probably a thousand more secrets in its ancient timbers.

Aerial View of Long Valley
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Aerial View of
Long Valley in Fall

In the rolling hills of Morris County, Washington Twp is noted for preserved farmland and historic buildings. Washington Township was incorporated as a township on April 2, 1798, from portions of Roxbury Township.

5K Turkey Trot
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Turkey Trot 2017
in Long Valley

The WMC Memorial 5K Turkey Trot is a community event being held to continue the tradition of the WMC Memorial Race started 12 years ago in memory of Kyleigh D’Alessio and Tanner Birch.

Police Honor Guard 2018
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Police Honor Guard 2018
Washington Township Police Department

The mission of the Washington Township Police Department to protect life and property, enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, and to preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve.

Califon Road Park
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Califon Road Park
Pond at Califon Road Park

The pond at Califon Road Park is located behind the parking area for the park’s Little League field and four all-purpose fields

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park

Washington Township held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony to salute our brave servicemen and servicewomen who have given so much for our country at the Veterans Memorial Site at Rock Spring Park.

Santa Program
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Santa Program
Cuccinella School

At the Recreation Department’s annual Afternoon with Santa at Cuccinella School, local families enjoyed face painting, balloon animal and photos with the Santa and his helper.

About Washington Township

A municipality in Morris County, New Jersey

  • Washington Township received an A grade overall for places to live on niche.com
  • Ranked 10th safest municipality of 10,000+ in NJ in 2020, 49th in 2021 and 43rd in 2022 by Safewise
  • Ranked 24th safest municipality of 10,000+ in the US in 2020 by Safewise
  • Fifth lowest average municipal property tax in Morris County
  • Third lowest municipal property taxes per capita in Morris County
  • The average municipal property tax increase for the last six years has been 1.6%
  • Almost 5,000 acres of preserved farmland, most of any Morris County municipality
  • Over 800 acres of open space has been preserved by the municipality
  • Over 400 acres of beautiful state, county and municipal parkland with athletic fields, tennis and basketball courts, ponds, a lake, streams and pavilions.
  • Over 20 miles of trails, including parts of Morris County's Columbia Trail and Patriot's Path. Many trails are open to bicyles, horse riding and dog walking. There are mountain biking trails in the Township's Cataract Park and nearby Stephens State Park.
Where can I find out about Washington Township public schools?

Our Location

43 Schooley's Mountain Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853
Phone: 908-876-3315
Fax: 908-876-5138

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908-876-3232

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