Hackettstown Info

Hackettstown is a charming town located in Warren County.  It is home to M&M Mars, which is the largest employer.  Centenary University is also located in town. They have a highly regarded equestrian facility.

 Hackettstown is literally the end of the line for the Morristown Line and the Montclair-Boonton Line. Both provide service to Hoboken Terminal or to Pennsylvania Station in Midtown Manhattan via Midtown Direct. It is the only active NJ Transit station in Warren County.

Route 46 runs through Main Street and Route 80 is nearby, which makes Hackettstown ideal for commuting.

 Hackettstown has a vibrant Main Street and is home to quite a few microbreweries. An animal auction, which is utilized by local farmers continues to operate in town. Nearby is the Mansfield Commons shopping area and a Target is located close by in Washington Township.  Hackettstown Hospital, which is part of Atlantic Health is  a great asset to the community. Hackettstown is a great town, explore the links below to learn more.

Town Links

The town of Hackettstown is run by the mayor/council format.  The town offices are located on Stiger Street. Hackettstown has a town band and an annual Memorial Day Parade.  They also run Spring and Fall Festivals.  M&M Mars sponsors an annual Easter Egg Hunt. Thre is also a wonderful community pool complex. Explore the links below to learn more about this terrific town!

Town site http://www.hackettstown.net/

Hackettstown Library http://hackettstownlibrary.org/

Hackettstown Hospital http://www.atlantichealth.org/hackettstown.html

Hackettstown Business District http://hackettstownbid.com/


Centenary College not only provides educational opportunities, but also sponsors concert and theater programs. In addition to the college and public schools, there are local private schools, daycares, preschools, etc.

Public Schools

Hackettstown Schools http://www.hackettstown.org/


Heaven Sent Preschool http://www.fpchackettstown.org/

Gethsemane Lutheran Preschool http://www.gethsemanehtown.com/

The Learning Experience https://thelearningexperience.com/our-centers/nj/hackettstown/mansfield-nj–rte-57

A2Z Early Learning Education http://a2zearlylearning.education/

Kindercare of Mount Olive http://www.kindercare.com/our-centers/hackettstown/nj/301722?

The Pumpkin Patch http://www.thepumpkinpatchpreschool.com/

Higher Education

Centenary College http://www.centenaryuniversity.edu/

Warren County Community College http://www.warren.edu/


There are many wonderful recreation opportunities in and around Hackettstown. The Musconetcong River flows through town, and the Fish Hatchery and Game Farms are nearby.  Hackettstown is surrounded by farmland.  Stephens State Park is located near Hackettstown Hospital. Explore the links below to find out more about the recreation that this area offers.


Hackettstown Community Pool recreation@hackettstown.net

Hackettstown Community Sports

Baseball Mike Palko 852-4095 January

Basketball Mike Palko 852-4095 September

Cheerleading T.B.A. Late March

Cross Country Mike Palko 852-4095 May/June

Field Hockey T.B.A. Late April

Football Chuck Harvey 850-9477 Late March Soccer

Mike Palko 852-4095 May/June

Softball Mike Palko 852-4095

January Swim Lessons Mike Palko 852-4095 June

Swim Team Mike Palko 852-4095 April/May

Track and Field Mike Palko 852-4095 January

Wrestling TBA Early September


Hackettstown is home to quite a few religious organizations.  This is a vibrant area with very involved parishioners.  The houses of worship offer bible camps, thrift shops, service trips and projects and a host of other spirit and community building opportunities.  Explore the links to learn more.

Trinity Methodist Church http://www.catchthespirit.org/

Church of the Assumption http://www.assumptionbvmnj.org/

Saint James Episcopal Church http://stjameshackettstown.org/

Hackettstown Seventh Day Adventists


Church of the Covenant http://www.churchofthecovenant.net/

First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown http://www.fpchackettstown.org/

Breakpoint Community Church http://www.breakpointchurch.com/

Skylands Unitarian Church http://skylandsuu.org/

Hackettstown Baptist Church http://www.hackettstownbaptistchurch.com/about-hbc/

Gethsemane Lutheran Church http://www.gethsemanehtown.com/


More about this vibrant community can be learned via the local newspapers, which cover the local events. The links below will lead you to articles about Hackettstown.

Hackettstown Life http://www.hackettstownlife.com/forum/636549

Hackettstown Patch www.patch.com/new-jersey/hackettstown

Star Ledger www.nj.com/starledger/

Daily Record www.dailyrecord.com/


Though a small town, located in a rural area, Hackettstown is a hour’s ride from NYC – without traffic!  Its location near Route 80 makes it ideal for commuting via car.  However the links below will lead you to other modes of transportation.

NJ Transit http://www.njtransit.com/

Martz Trailways www.martztrailways.com/departures-from-new-jersey

Lakeland Bus Lines http://www.lakelandbus.com/

Community Organizations

Whether you are interested in history, acting, music, etc., there is a community organization in Hackettstown that will fit the bill. Hackettstown is home to quite a few national service organizations such as the Elks, Moose and Lions Clubs.

Hackettstown Historical Society http://www.hackettstownhistory.com/

Hackettstown Community Band www.hackettstownband.org/

Boy Scouts https://www.troopwebhost.org/Troop158Hackettstown

Cub Scouts http://hackettstown164.mypack.us/

Girl Scouts https://www.gsnnj.org/

4 H https://www.facebook.com/warren4h/

Lions Club http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/northwarren/

Elks Club http://www.elks.org/lodges/contactus.cfm?lodge=2331

Moose Lodge https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hackettstown-Moose-Lodge/145446425516375

VFA http://njvfw.org/vfw-post-282/

Masonic Lodge http://warren13mason.tripod.com/indexfd.html

Hackettstown First Aid and Rescue http://78rescue.org/


Carol Borman
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