Harding Township is a quiet rural community with a gorgeous landscape of sprawling farms and properties. 

Welcome to Harding Township

A peaceful, upscale suburb known for its luxurious homes, sprawling landscape and welcoming locals


Located in Morris County, Harding Township is situated on the eastern side of the county and is bordered by the townships of Chatham, Mendham, and Washington. Harding Township is a quiet rural community with a gorgeous landscape of sprawling farms and properties. 


The architecture in Harding Township features a mix of colonial, Victorian, and contemporary styles. The area is rich in agricultural history and features many luxury homes and estates. The real estate market in Harding Township is solid, with many beautiful luxury homes available. 


Though Harding Township has a rural vibe that makes you feel worlds away, it's close to New York City trains. This makes it an ideal location for commuters who want to relax and unwind at home after a long day at work. 


The locals enjoy spending time outdoors hiking, biking, and fishing. Many also enjoy spending time at the quaint downtown shops and restaurants.


What to Love

  • Residents are friendly and welcoming
  • Home to a variety of businesses
  • An ideal location for commuters to New York City and Philadelphia
  • An abundance of outdoor activities
  • Excellent schools


Local Lifestyle

The overall vibe and ambiance of the township is relaxed and peaceful. Many residents spend their time hiking, biking, and bird-watching at the 1,200-acre Jockey Hollow National Park. Others spend their time at the town's many restaurants, cafés, and shops. Some also take advantage of the township's proximity to New York City and enjoy spending weekends there. 


Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Harding Township is known for its excellent restaurants. There are a variety of options to choose from, whether you're looking for a casual meal or something more upscale. The Green Village Deli is one such popular dining spot for locals and visitors. The deli offers a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, and soups. Also in the area is Green Village Packing Co, a well-known butcher that sells high-quality meats that are fresh and delicious. 

The Farm at Green Village features 30 acres of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals, as well as a 30,000-square-foot glass greenhouse packed with houseplants. Peacocks and a Koi pond are also on the grounds, adding to the picturesque setting. 


Things to Do

As one of Morris County's most scenic areas, Harding Township features a wide range of natural attractions. Without a commercial downtown, a large area of the township is protected open space, and there’s also a wildlife refuge. Bayne Park is one of the many places to enjoy the great outdoors, where you can enjoy a relaxing picnic under a shade tree. The park also has a sizeable pond, which is the site of an annual spring fishing tournament. In the winter, the pond becomes a picturesque setting for ice skating and hockey games. 

Located just five miles away in Morris Township is the 883-acre Loantaka Brook Reservation. The park has 10 miles of trails with lush, flat terrain perfect for cycling, jogging, and skating. Seaton Hackney Stables offers trail rides on horseback through the park's natural scenery. The park is one of the busiest since it offers something for everyone. 

Many locals also participate in the town's Old Country Auction and Sale each September. Items for sale are donated by residents, with proceeds helping to support the local volunteer organizations. 

Each November, the Harding Township Historical Society hosts an annual two-day Antique Show. The event showcases various pieces of antique art, furniture, and jewelry. 



The district operates one school, the Harding Township School, which is consistently rated as one of the best schools in the state.


  • Harding Township School, PK - 8

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