Created in 1922, Harding Township is a township in Morris County, New Jersey. The unincorporated villages of New Vernon and a portion of Green Village are within Harding Township.
Harding Township is a very affluent community, New Vernon's Zip Code, 07976, was ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the 25 most expensive Zip Codes in the country (2005). Harding Township and New Vernon's Real Estate offerings feature considerable estates, farmsteads and equestrian properties set on large parcels for over 200 years. There are also a number of more modest Capes, Colonials, custom homes, townhouses, ranch style homes, and historic properties in the area. Prices range from entry-level housing below $500,000 to multi-million dollar listings. Zoning for new construction specifies that lots can be no less than three acres in most parts of Harding Township.
The one school Harding Township School District serves public school students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. For ninth through twelfth grades, public school students attend Madison High School in Madison.
The area is conveniently located 45 minutes from New York City and nearby major highways include Routes 202/206 and Interstates I 78 and I 287.