Introduction to East Hanover, New Jersey
East Hanover, New Jersey, in Morris county, is 4 miles SE of Parsippany, New Jersey and 11 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. Part of the surrounding Newark metro area, East Hanover is home to some 11,393 residents.
East Hanover History
On December 7, 1720, Hanover Township was named after the House of Hanover in Germany. At that time, East Hanover was a part of the township. On March 12, 1928, East Hanover was separated from Hanover Township and was incorporated as an independent township.
East Hanover and nearby Attractions
- Morris Museum
- South Mountain Reservation
- Whippany Railway Museum
- Eagle Rock Reservation
- Edison National Historic Site
- Old Troy County Park
Things To Do In East Hanover
East Hanover includes an indoor amusement park, Funplex. You can also spend your leisure at the shopping centers of East Hanover as well as at the Loews Theater. Wick House Herb Garden is also nearby.
East Hanover Transportation
International air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.
East Hanover Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are offered by the College of Saint Elizabeth, Drew University, Caldwell College and Seton Hall University.