During the 1800s, most of what would become Harding Township was agricultural land.
In September 1022, Harding Township was officially formed as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature that combined portions of Possaic Township.
The community was named after the incumbent president of the United States, Warren Harding.
Today, the community also contains portions of the unincorporated areas of Green Village and New Vernon.
In 2006, Harding Township’s 07976 zip code was recognized as one of the 25 Richest Zip Codes in the country by Forbes magazine.
And many of the large country estate homes that are characteristic of Harding Township are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Those living in this charming NJ community are served by the Harding Township School District, which serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
During the 2009-10 school year, about 313 students attended this district.
For secondary school, Harding Township residents attend Mardison High School in Madison.
Because of its early history, Harding Township has plenty of historical sites, including the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center and Morristown National Historical Park.
There are also a number of art galleries in the area, such as:
In addition, there are plenty of shopping centers and local restaurants in the area!
Does your family prefer the great outdoors? Then be sure to check out such Harding Township area attractions as:
I hope you found the above information helpful about Harding Township, New Jersey!
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