Introduction to Pequannock, New Jersey
Pequannock, New Jersey, in Morris county, is 2 miles NW of Wayne, New Jersey and 16 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Newark metropolitan area. Pequannock has a population of 13,888.
During the 1720s, Pequannock was known as "Poquanick". At that time, it was a part of Hunterdon County. Pequannock was incorporated on February 21, 1798 as a township. It derived its name from an Algonquian term meaning "small farm."
Pequannock and nearby Attractions
- American Labor Museum
- Silas Condict Park
- Pequannock Valley Park
- Morristown National Historical Park
- Edison National Historic Site
- Hamilton House Museum
Things To Do In Pequannock
While staying at Pequannock you can visit the local parks for hiking, fishing and kayaking. In addition, you can also spend your leisure at the shopping centers or the movie theater of Pequannock.
Newark International Airport is close to the town.
Pequannock Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are offered by the Caldwell College, Passaic County Community College, William Paterson University, Montclair State University and Ramapo College of New Jersey.