Inside Chatham Township
Chatham Township is considered the suburb of choice by many affluent professionals and families. Residents enjoy an above average socioeconomic level, with a high percentage of college graduates, business executives and CEO’s professionally employed by nearby corporate headquarters as well as in NYC. Chatham Township is home to the breathtaking Great Swamp wilderness, together with its proximity to metropolitan New York, Chatham is an incredibly attractive place to reside. Residents enjoy stunning neighborhoods, local shopping and entertainment in close vicinity to Short Hills Mall and downtown Morristown. Indulge in a variety of local cuisine by celebrating fine dining hotspots throughout Chatham Township such as Diner, Drive In’s and Dive’s featured place - Marie’s Italian Specialties, in Hickory Tree Plaza.
The predominant style of single family residential architecture is mixed. Several neighborhoods consist of updated and expanded 1950 era spilt level and ranch style homes. The Wickham Woods section of Chatham Township was built in the 1970’s, the majority being center hall colonial styles. The Rolling Hill Section of town is truly spectacular, popular for rebuilds into custom homes, here you will find a very special community with many families and empty nesters. Prices range from $1MM to over $3MM. Chatham Township also offers 6 different townhouse and condominium communities, totaling 900 units ranging from $250,000 to $1.7MM.
Chatham Borough and Chatham Township each have separate municipalities and operate individual municipal governments and police departments however, they share school systems and the Chatham Library. Chatham is served by a paid police force and a volunteer fire department, both of which maintain up-to-date equipment, sufficient to handle existing and anticipated demands. The Volunteer Chatham Emergency Squad serves both the Township and the Borough of Chatham for medical emergencies. Chatham’s infrastructure, recreational parks and ball fields are maintained by Borough employees.