Introduction to Vernon, New Jersey
Present day Vernon was originally a part of the Hardyston Township, but was separated on April 8, 1793. It was incorporated on February 21, 1798. The area was named after English admiral Edward Vernon.
Vernon and nearby Attractions
- Mountain Creek Waterpark
- Space Farms Zoological Park and Museum
- Wawayanda State Park
- High Point State Park
- Sterling Hill Mining Museum
Things To Do In Vernon
There are a variety of things to do in Vernon. The town offers a water park or you can also enjoy the wildlife beauty at the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge. The town of Vernon also organizes Oktoberfest and the Birding and Nature Festival every year.
The nearest major airport is Stewart International.
Vernon Higher Education
Higher education facilities are provided by the Sussex County Community College, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Orange County Community College, William Paterson University and several others.