Chatham Township is a quiet, carefully developed, residential community in north-central New Jersey near Exit 7 of Route 24. Located 25 miles west of New York City on the southern edge of Morris County, Chatham has many fine homes, townhouses, garden apartments, and condominiums and offers suburban attractiveness as well as efficient railroad, bus, and highway commuting to New York City and surrounding metropolitan North Jersey. There are excellent shopping facilities available locally in the Hickory Tree section and at nearby Short Hills Mall. Cultural opportunities include historical, art, garden and musical groups, as well as the facilities and programs of neighboring universities. The Chatham Regional school system consistently ranks highly and the Library of the Chatham is a valuable resource to the residents. Chatham Township is a family community whose residents take pride in their green, forested land at the edge of the Great Swamp.