Introduction to North Hanover, New Jersey
North Hanover History
North Hanover was formed from portions of the New Hanover Township, and was officially incorporated on April 12, 1905. On March 4, 1918, Wrightstown was created from parts of North Hanover. The township consists primarily of agricultural land where a variety of field crops are raised. The farms in the area also breed thoroughbred race horses.
North Hanover and nearby Attractions
- New Jersey State Museum
- Albert Einstein House
- Kuser Farm Mansion
- Lebanon State Forest
- Princeton Battlefield State Park
- New Jersey State Aquarium
Things To Do In North Hanover
The New Egypt Historical Society Museum, the New Jersey State Museum, the Old Barracks Museum, the Kuser Farm Mansion, and Pennsbury Manor are some of the museums and historic sites located near North Hanover. The PAWS Farm Nature Center offers nature education and also showcases farm life and wildlife exhibits. Princeton Battlefield State Park, which is the site of a Revolutionary War battle, now features lawns and nature trails. Washington Crossing State Park, another popular destination in the area, has a museum and an interpretive center. Visitors can also enjoy picnicking, fishing and hiking here.
North Hanover Transportation
Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.
North Hanover Higher Education
Arcadia University, Brookdale Community College, and Bryn Mawr College are some of the colleges located near North Hanover.