Welcome to Denville
Vibrant Morris County hub
Denville is a township within Morris County, New Jersey, that is known as the “Hub of Morris County” due to its location along major transportation routes. As a popular route for Lenape Native Americans for centuries before the arrival of settlers, Denville was, and remains still, a popular transportation route in and around the surrounding areas. This New York City bedroom community appeals to anyone seeking the solace of the suburbs without losing proximity to the city’s plethora of amenities.
What to Love
- Bustling, upbeat community
- Thriving downtown with lively culinary and arts
- Boutique shopping at its finest
Denville is an active area with a lot to offer residents. With a lively downtown area with many great shops as well as parks in the area, it’s easy to keep an active lifestyle. A bustling center of transportation, many great town amenities are easily accessible to residents. Public transport makes traveling easy, whether you’re taking a quick trip to the store or out of town to Manhattan.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There are many great restaurants and shopping venues available to residents and visitors of Denville. The following selections are just a few of the best that the area has to offer.For great restaurants in the area, visit Casa Bella, an upscale-casual eatery with classic Italian dishes, as well as a full-service bar. Another popular restaurant is Thatcher Mcghee’s, an Irish-American restaurant set within a tavern with craft brews. They’re perfect for a night out with friends or for great dining. Also in the area is Denville Dairy, an old-school ice cream shop selling homemade ice cream and frozen cakes. Sergio & Co Italian Specialties is a great choice for counter-served Italian deli fare that also has a market with imported specialty items. There are many more restaurants available in the area as well.
For shopping, there are many great opportunities around town. The Shoppes at Union Hill is the perfect stop for those wishing to get great prices on popular brand goods. An outlet mall with several popular brands, The Shoppes at Union Hill is still expanding with many shops on the way. This mall also has several dining stops along the way. Wish is a popular fashion accessory store in the area, offering jewelry, clothing, and more.
Things to Do
There are many opportunities to take in local events and culture in the area. Whether you want to visit the park or attend a local event, Denville will have something for you to enjoy.
For those looking to get the most out of the area, visit the Denville Farmers' Market. Taking place on Sundays throughout the summer as well as a winter market, it’s the perfect place to find local produce and goods. During the winter, Denville has a Holiday Window Decorating Contest that many storefronts, restaurants, and shops take part in.
Denville has plenty of green space for activity and leisure. One popular place to visit with furry friends is the Denville Dog Park, a members-only dog park with a lot of space for exercise. Another great place to go is Rockaway River Golf & Country Club. Rockaway River Golf & Country Club is the perfect place to play rounds of golf, play tennis, and relax.
The Denville Township School District serves students PK through eighth grade, while Morris Knolls High School serves high school students.