Despite its small size, East Hanover Township is home to some major corporations, including Nabisco as well as the pharmaceutical company Novartis.
Just like the nearby Hanover Township, East Hanover was named after the House of Hanover in New Jersey.
This part of Morris County is defined by the joining of the Whippany River to the west and north and the Passaic River to the east and north.
Because of this geographical distinction, East Hanover was originally referred to as Hanover Neck.
East Hanover was eventually formed as a township in March 1928 by the New Jersey Legislature using portions of Hanover Township.
East Hanover Township is conveniently located near several major Morris County thoroughfares, such as I-280 and I-287.
Consequently, residents living here are always just a short drive from such regional attractions as:
The 8.136-square-mile community of East Hanover is served by the East Hanover School District.
This public school system includes such high-performing schools as:
For secondary school, students living in East Hanover attend Hanover Park High School, which is part of the Hanover Park Regional High School District.
This district also serves residents living in Florham Park as well as Hanover Township.
There are also a few private schools in the immediate vicinity, including Saint Rose of Lima Academy.
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