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.

News — Announcements — Coming Events

Vendors Needed for Wantage Day Fall Festival

We are currently seeking vendors to participate in this year’s Wantage Day Fall Festival, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Woodbourne Park. Vendor spaces for non-profit and civic organizations are complimentary, unless you are fundraising... read more

Wantage Township 5K

The annual Woodbourne Park 5K Family Run/Walk will be held on September 21. Awards for top male and female overall and in ten age groups, and youngest finisher. T-shirts and goodie bags for the first 150 registrants... read more

Thursday Night Sing Along: Back to School

Third Thursday Sing-Alongs are back September 19 and the season is starting off with a back-to-school theme...read more

Skylands Transportation Public Hearing

The public is invited to the Sussex County Skylands Ride annual transportation hearing at Sussex County Community College on Thursday, September 19... read more

Wantage Pound Adoption Day and Vendor Fair

The Wantage Pound will be having a Vendor Fair/Adoption Day on September 21, 10 a.m. at the Colesville Firehouse to raise money for new kennel fencing. read more

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Upcoming Municipal Meetings

Land Use Board

Tuesday, September 17

See complete municipal meetings schedule

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