Long Valley 

Long Valley Info


1.            Reasons to Live in Long Valley

2.            Township Links

3.            School Information

4.            Places of Worship 

5.            Fun Things to Do

6.            Recreation

7.            Youth Organizations

8.            Adult Sports

9.            Community Organizations

10.       Newspapers

11.       Transportation



As a life long resident of Long Valley, and a retired teacher I can vouch that this is a fabulous place to live. Located approximately 1 hour from New York City, Long Valley is adjacent to some of the most cosmopolitan areas in New Jersey, but has some of the most beautiful preserved land and parks in the state.  It is a family centered community. See the links below for more information.

Long Valley Named Safest Town in NJ


Long Valley Ranked 4th Safest Town in USA


RE/MAX Agent Insight about Long Valley


Only In Your State



Long Valley is a section of Washington Township, Morris County.  Some other sections of the township are Schooley’s Mountain, Beattys Town, Pleasant Grove, Califon, Middle Valley and Naughright.  Several post offices serve the 45 mile square township. Some of the mailing addresses in Washington Township are Long Valley, Califon, Hackettstown, Port Murray, Chester and Pottersville. Listed below are links that will give you greater insight into Washington Township.

Washington Township Town Site   http://www.wtmorris.org/

Washington TownshipLibrary   http://wtpl.org/

Fairmount Fire Company  https://www.34fire.org/

Long Valley Fire Company  https://www.36fire.org/

Long Valley First Aid Squad  https://www.lvfas.org/

Schooley’s Mountain Fire Department   http://www.35fire.org/



Washington Township is served by 2 boards of education.  The elementary schools are run by the Washington Township Board of Education. There are 3 elementary schools: Flocktown, Old Farmers and Cucinella and one middle school; Long Valley Middle.  West Morris Central High School is run by the West Morris Regional School Board and its sister school is West Morris Mendham. The links below will give you more details about our fabulous township schools, preschools and private schools.

Washington Township Schools (Elementary Schools)    http://www.wtschools.org/

West Morris Central High School    http://www.wmchs.org/

Valley Brook Country Day School   http://www.valleybrookcountrydayschool.com/

Long Valley Christian Nursery School    http://longvalleychristian.com/

Kindercare     http://www.kindercare.com/our-centers/hackettstown/nj/301722

The Goddard School     http://www.goddardschool.com/nj-ny/flanders-route-206-nj

Westmont Montessori    http://westmontmontessori.org/

Little Lambs Nursery School     http://www.gracebiblechapelnj.org/connect/little_lambs_ministry

Bright Horizons    http://child-care-preschool.brighthorizons.com/nj/flanders/mountolive

St. Joseph’s School Mendham     www.sjsmendham.org/

Far Hills Country Day     http://www.fhcds.org/

Gill St. Bernards     www.gsbschool.org/

Delbarton    http://www.delbarton.org/

Villa Walsh     http://www.villawalsh.org/s/172/start.aspx

Pingry    http://www.pingry.org/



 Many options abound in Long Valley as far as places of worship.  The various congregations do not operate in isolation, but jointly sponsor and/or contribute to various events such as the local food pantry.  Follow the links below to learn more about this wonderful congregations.

Drakestown Methodist Church    www.drakestownchurch.com/

Highlands Presbyterian Church


Long Valley Presbyterian   http://www.lvpc.net/

Our Lady of the Mountain RC Church   http://www.ourladyofthemountain.org/

Saint Luke’s RC Church   https://stlukeparishlv.com/

Zion Lutheran Church  http://zionlongvalley.org/

Valley View Chapel  http://www.valleyviewchapel.org/

Immanuel Lutheran Church  http://www.immanuelnj.net/default.asp?sec_id=140000249

Emmanuel Bible Church  http://emmanuelbiblechurch.net/

Temple Hatikvah  http://www.templehatikvahnj.org/flanders/



Even though NYC is short drive away, many unique options abound in Long  Valley for entertainment. Follow the links to learn about just a few.

Valley Shepherd – Sheep Shearing, Cheese Making – great for kids


Ort Farms – Pumpkin Picking, Hay Rides, Monster Trucks, Corn Maze


Long Valley Brew Pub – needed by parents after a day in the Corn Maze!


Ethos Health- Medical Practice on an Organic Farm using Organic Food to Heal


Long Valley Green Market




Within the 45 square miles of this beautiful corner of North West New Jersey, recreational options abound. Long Valley is probably most noted for the Columbia Trail, which is popular for biking, walking and horseback riding. But many parks and beautiful vistas are throughout the town.  Be sure to click on the I Love Long Valley Video for an overview of this gorgeous town! Follow the links below for more information.

The Columbia Trail    www.traillink.com/trail/columbia-trail.aspx

Schooley’s Mtn. Park   morrisparks.net/index.php/parks/schooleys-mountain-county-park

YMCA Randolph     https://www.randolphymca.org/

YMCA Basking Ridge   http://www.somersetcountyymca.org/

Chester Area Pool   http://www.chesterborough.org/pool



Long Valley is a family centered community and has many fine organizations run by parent volunteers. As a result we have many fine quality options for families. Long Valley ranks nationally as having the one of the highest number of Eagle Scouts and Girl Scout Gold Awardees. New in town?  Want to get to know people? Get involved!  Read all about these fine organizations below. Also check the Washington Township Library site for other programs sponsored by our wonderful Library staff.

Boy Scout Troop 36    Http://www.longvalleytroop36.org/

Boy Scout Troop 236    http://www.troop236bsa.org/

Boy Scout Troop 436    www.troop436.org 

Girl Scouts    http://www.lvgirlscouts.com

4 H   http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/

Long Valley Hockey   http://www.wolfpackicehockey.com/

Long Valley Baseball   http://www.longvalleybaseball.com/

Long Valley Rec Soccer   http://www.longvalleyrecsoccer.org/

Long Valley Travel Soccer    http://www.longvalleytravelsoccer.org/

Long Valley Softball     www.longvalleysoftball.com/

Long Valley Lacrosse      http://www.lvlax.org/

Long Valley Wrestling     www.Longvalleywrestling.org

Long Valley Basketball     http://www.longvalleybasketball.com/

Long Valley Football   http://www.lvrfa.org/

Long Valley Cheerleading    http://lvrca.tripod.com/

Long Valley Swimming    http://www.seadragonsac.org/

Long Valley Rugby    http://www.longvalleyrugby.com/

Long Valley Running Club    coachkd@longvalleytrack.org



Though Long Valley is very family oriented, that doesn’t mean we have ignored adults! There are various sports options for adults. Check out other adult programs sponsored by the Washington Township Library. Don’t see what you are looking for?  Another great way to become involved in our town is to start a new club!  Read below for options currently available.

Washington Township Badminton Club wfark15@gmail.com

Long Valley Men’s Basketball    http://www.lvmba.org/

Long Valley Women’s Basketball   chrisadamt@comcast.net

Long Valley FC Men’s Soccer (+18) League http://www.uslnj.com

Long Valley FC Men’s Soccer (+40) League http://www.uslnj.com

Long Valley FC Men’s Soccer (+48) League http://www.uslnj.com

Long Valley United Men’s Soccer (+40) cjolly@blacktowercapital.com

Long Valley Men’s Softball munizmd@att.com

Long Valley Women’s Softball League annettewagner01@gmail.com



Options abound for adults to become involved and meet other residents in Long Valley. These fine organizations sponsor numerous events and programs.  Check them out and see what appeals to you!

Long Valley Junior Women’s Club   http://www.lvjuniors.org/

Long Valley Women’s Club lvwomansclubeveningmembership.webs.com

Long Valley Evening Women’s Club http://lvwomansclubeveningmembership.webs.com/whoweare.htm

Washington Township Newcomers’ Club

Chester/Long Valley Rotary Club http://www.rotaryclubofchesterlongvalleynj.org/

Children’s Enrichment Program for the Handicapped (CEP) http://www.childrensenrichmentprogram.org/

The Garden Club of Long Valley http://thegardencluboflongvalley.shutterfly.com/

Community Garden https://wtcommunitygarden.jimdo.com/


A great way to get a feel for Long Valley is to check out the local newspapers and online forums. The local papers do a terrific job of highlighting Long Valley sporting results, community activities, upcoming events, etc.  Listed below are links to sites that can give you current information about what is going on in town.

Star Ledger www.nj.com/starledger/

Daily Record www.dailyrecord.com/

Long Valley Patch www.patch.com/new-jersey/longvalley

Observer Tribune http://www.newjerseyhills.com/observer-tribune/

Long Valley Patch http://patch.com/new-jersey/longvalley



There are other transportation options in Long Valley other than the car! The links below will assist you in finding train and bus options.

NJ Transit http://www.njtransit.com/

MAPS http://www.morrishumanservices.org/adv/maps.asp



Carol Borman
Carol Borman
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