Rockaway Township : New jersey

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What it's Like to Retire in Rockaway Township

Rockaway Township is located near I 80 in northern New Jersey. This rural area has many lakes.  The population of Rockaway, the town, is about 6,000. Morristown, Hackettstown, and Hopatcong are nearby.  Picture of Green Pond Lake courtesy of Wikipedia and Kd5463.


Where to Retire in Rockaway Township and Home Prices

There are small towns in the area suitable for active adults. New active adult communities are coming to the area because of the availability of land and lack of traffic. Median sales price in 2013 was about $250,000, according to


What is special about Rockaway Township

It is a beautiful rural area with many lakes and forests.  Crime is almost non-existent.

What is not special about Rockaway Township

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Who will like retirement in Rockaway Township

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Climate and Physical Environment

Rockaway  is in northern New Jersey. Winters are cold and summers warm.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Blackwell St. Artists' Gallery, performing arts and theater, the Morris Museum and many historical sites, including Craftsman Farms, are nearby.  County College of  Morris and Drew University are nearby in Morris and Madison.


The crime rate is very, very low.

Medical facilities

St. Clares Hospital is in nearby Denville and Dover.


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