Mount Olive Township is approximately 31 sq. miles and has a population of approximately 28,000.  Routes 46, 80 and 206 run through the township, which makes it an ideal location for commuting.  Without traffic it is about an hour ride to NYC.  In town there is a train station which with a connection will bring you to Penn Station in NYC. 


Mount Olive is home to Budd Lake, which is the highest elevation navigable lake in New Jersey. Years ago it was a summer community, now it is home to year round homes.  Though major arteries run through town, much of the township is rural in nature.  Mt. Olive has many recreational opportunities for its residents.

Township Links

Mount Olive Township has a mayor-council form of government. Most of the township offices are located at the Township Complex on Flanders-Drakestown Road.


Township Website

Budd Lake Fire Department

Budd Lake Rescue Squad

Flanders Fire Department and Rescue Squad

Mt. Olive Library

Mt. Olive Police


Mount Olive Township has a K-12 school district.  There are several elementary schools, a middle school and Mt. Olive High School.  Mt. Olive High School has a nationally renown robotic program. There are many fine private schools in the area.


Mt. Olive Schools

Bright Horizons

 The Goddard School route-206- nj

Fun N Friends Nursery School

Kindercare of Mt. Olive

Little Learners

Mt. Olive Childcare and Learning Center


Mount Olive Township is a community that encourages resident involvement.  It has many opportunities to become involved in the community and meet fellow residents.  It has a wonderful recreation program for its residents.

Girl Scouts

Moms Club of Mt. Olive

Mt. Olive Chamber of Commerce

Mt. Olive Baseball and Softball Association

Mt. Olive Kiwanis

Mt. Olive Lions Club

Mt. Olive Municipal Alliance

Mt. Olive Robotics

Mt. Olive Rotary Club

Mt. Olive Soccer Club

Mt. Olive Historical Society


Mount Olive Township is covered by several publications.  These are excellent resources to find out more information about the community.

Mt. Olive News

Our Town NJ

Daily Record

Mt. Olive Chronicle


Mount Olive Township there are several options for public transportation.

NJ Transit


Martz Trailways


Lakeland Bus Lines




Mount Olive Township has many fine religious organizations in town.

Abiding Peace Church

Budd Lake Chapel

Christ Episcopal Church

Crossroads Community Church

Hope Baptist Church church-flanders.htm

Mt. Olive Community Bible Church

Temple Hatikvah

Saint Judes Church

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

United Presbyterian Church


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