Wantage Township New Jersey

888 State Highway 23

Welcome to Wantage Township

Incorporated on February 21, 1798, Wantage Township was named for Wantage, England and is located in the Kittatinny Valley. Unincorporated communities, localities, and place names located partially or completely within the township include Beemerville, Colesville, Hanford, Lake Neepaulin, Lake Rutherford, Lewisburg, Libertyville, Martins, Mount Salem, Papakating, Plumbsock, Quarryville, Rockport, Roys, and Woodbourne. Rivers and streams in Wantage are tributaries in the Wallkill River watershed, and include Papakating Creek, West Branch Papakating Creek, Neepaulakating Creek, (dammed to create Lake Neepaulin,) and Clove Brook (dammed to create Clove Acres Lake.) The township completely surrounds Sussex borough and borders the municipalities of Frankford Township, Hardyston Township, Lafayette Township, Montague Township, Sandyston Township, and Vernon Township in Sussex County; and Greenville and Minisink in Orange County, New York. Public school students in kindergarten through eighth grade attend the schools of the Sussex-Wantage Regional School District while ninth through twelfth grade public school students attend High Point Regional High School.


Meeting Rescheduled

The Land Use Board meeting originally scheduled for October 15 has been rescheduled to October 22. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Official action may be taken

News — Announcements — Coming Events

Legal Holiday October 14

Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, October 14 for the Columbus Day holiday.

Fall Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library will hold its Fall Used Book Sale on Friday, October 18, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a $3 bag sale from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The Specials Room will be open for this sale. read more

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Upcoming Municipal Meetings

Land Use Board

Tuesday, October 22 rescheduled from October 15, agenda pending


Wednesday, October 23 agenda pending

Mayor and Committee

Thursday, October 24 agenda pending

See complete municipal meetings schedule

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