Hanover, New Jersey

Hanover: Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States


Hanover is a township located in the county of Morris in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,712 and a population density of 1,278 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,173 inhabitants.

The township was created 348 years ago in 1675.

Hanover locator map
Location of Hanover on New Jersey map.

Quick Facts about Hanover

Population : 14,173 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Morris County
Area : 10.73 km2
Altitude : 915 feet / 279 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1676 (348 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:21:08 (15th June 2024)
Density : 1,321 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.25% (2010-2020)
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Hanover is located at 40°48'16"N 74°22'1"W (40.8045400, -74.3668200). It has 5 neighbors: Morris, East Hanover, Florham Park, Morris Plains and Parsippany.

Hanover map

Hanover has 5 neighbours.


The population of Hanover increased by 3.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,712 - census
2011 13,953 1.73% estimation process
2012 13,985 0.23% estimation process
2013 14,017 0.23% estimation process
2014 14,220 1.43% estimation process
2015 14,260 0.28% estimation process
2016 14,546 1.97% estimation process
2017 14,486 -0.41% estimation process
2018 14,395 -0.63% estimation process
2019 14,252 -1% estimation process
2020 14,173 -0.56% estimation process

People born in Hanover (6)

People born in Hanover, including politician Aaron Kitchell, politician Mahlon Dickerson, Mayor of New York City and U.S. Congressman Smith Ely, .


  • Ashbel Green (Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives) he was born in 06/07/1762
  • Enoch Cobb Wines (Minister in the Congregational church) he was born in 17/02/1806
  • George Hammell Cook (American geologist) he was born in 05/01/1818

Schools in Hanover

College & universities near Hanover, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184047 Branford Hall Career Institute-Parsippany Parsippany (NJ) 07054-3897

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hanover, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL

Post offices near Hanover

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Hanover Post Office East Hanover (NJ) 07936

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Morris County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Morris County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Parsippany 51,144 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Monroe 44,884 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Mount Olive 28,815 Township of New Jersey
Montville 20,970 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Morristown 18,594 Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Dover 17,619 Town in New Jersey, USA
Madison 17,612 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Denville 16,362 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Pequannock 14,884 Township of New Jersey
Florham Park 11,824 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
East Hanover 10,868 Township of New Jersey
Kinnelon 9,852 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Budd Lake 8,968 Census designated place
White Meadow Lake 8,836 Census designated place
Chatham 8,601 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Long Hill 8,382 Township of New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Hanover distances to largest New Jersey cities