Chatham Borough is centered around the Chatham train station, much of it within walking distance. Along Main St, quaint boutiques, cafes, and local shops line the sidewalks, creating an inviting atmosphere that’s perfect for strolling and shopping. It’s easy to see why CNN and Money Magazine rated Chatham as one of the 10 best places to live in America.
Sprawling Chatham Township offers a more suburban vibe, with shopping centers and residential neighborhoods draped across the hills of Morris County.
Nature enthusiasts will find enjoy the Great Swamp in the heart of the township, a National Wildlife Refuge once slated to become the next major regional airport. Since being preserved in the 1960, it has become a haven for birdwatching, hiking, and connecting with the natural world.
In addition to numerous public parks, the Chathams offer a variety of private clubs, including the Noe Pond swim club and the Fairmount Country Club, an exquisite private club offering top-tier amenities, pristine fairways, and an inviting social scene.
Among the public services shared between the two municipalities are the Public Library, EMS service and the Chatham school district which strives to balance academic achievement with student well-being.
Housing options in The Chathams range from classic Tudors and colonials of the late 19th and early 20th century near the train station in the borough, to modest mid-century modern homes and larger new construction homes throughout the township.