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  • Letters to Santa! May be dropped off/mailed in to town hall between now (nov 27) through December 20th to ensure children receive a response letter before Christmas. Letters may also be given to Santa directly at the Tree Lighting on Friday, December 1st (see above). In the letter (or attached) please include child's name, return address, boy or girl, something that they're proud of this year, their eye color, and a friend or family member's name to make the note more personalized! Any questions call Valerie 973-383-5570 or email vgalizia@hamptontwp-nj.org


  • Hampton Recreation is hosting a bus trip to the "Elf" The Musical at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, December 16, 2017 for the 1pm show. Tickets are $100 each and include ticket & bus fare. The bus will pick you up at the Hampton Municipal Building at 9am, bring you to the show, then back to the Hampton Municipal Building immediately following the show. The show is approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes with one intermission. Tickets are for orchestra seating in rows X, Y, and Z. Limited seating available so please reserve your tickets now!


  • Representative Josh Gottheimer Presents "Clawing back our Federal Tax Dollars for NJ Farmers" on Thursday December 7, 2017 from 5:30pm-9:00pm at the Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administrative Building, 165 Country Road 519, Belvidere, NJ 07823. Call or email Sarah Frey to RSVP & for questions: (201) 708-3380 or Sarah.Frey@mail.house.gov  Please click here to view the flyer.


  • Kittatinny Little League Baseball Registration for 2018 Spring Season is now open! Children must be 5 years old by April 30, 2018 to play Little League Baseball. Registration is open through February 2, 2018 and is $90/Child; $170/(2) children, or $220/family. A late fee of $25/child will automatically be assessed if received after Feb 2, 2018. Registration will be closed by Feb 16, 2018. Please note, a $5 snack shack fee per family will be assessed at the time of registration. Registration is only available online and can be done so by visiting www.kittatinnybaseball.com. For more information or questions, contact information can be found on the website. Please note- this is not a school sponsored event.



  • Yoga Classes every Thursday at the Hampton Township Community Center from 3:45pm - 4:45pm. Beginners and Seniors Welcome! Classes sponsored by the Hampton Township Education Foundation. Cost is $45.00 for Six (6) Sessions (make checks out to HTEA Yoga). Certified Instructor: Denise Kay. Interested? Contact Cathy Feenstra at 973-383-6460. Please bring your own yoga mat.


  • The Hampton Township Seniors are looking for members who are interested in participating in a variety of Recreational activities. Ages 55 and up to join. They Seniors meet the 1st and 3rd of each month. Questions or if you are interested please call 973-383-5570. 


  • Hampton Rec Softball Director needed for 2018 season.  Rec/travel ball will be offered for Spring 2018.  If interested, please contact Valerie Galizia, Hampton Township Deputy Clerk 973-383-5570.


  • Clean Communities, Litter and You! Clean Communities is a statewide litter abatement program established by the Clean Communities Act of 1986. Litter is a destructive force on our landscape; it is costly to clean up; impacts our quality of life and eventually ends up in our waterways. Why not become part of the solution and earn money for your non-profit civic, athletic, scout or youth group? Organize a road cleanup and receive a "mini-grant" based on number of participants, amount of trash and recyclables collected and distance of road cleaned. Hampton Township provides log sheets for collection statistics, gloves, safety vests, grabbers and trash bags. For more details call Betsy Pinzone, Clean Communities Coordinator 973-383-1041.


  • New Jersey Board of Public Utilities' Clean Energy Program: Receive tax-free money to make energy related improvements for: NJ Reisdents, Businesses & Government. Eliminate drafts during the winter, lower utility bills or operating costs, and improve the comfort of your indoor space. Call (866) NJSMART Email: info@njcleanenergy.com or visit: www.NJCleanEnergy.com/TIPS



  • SCUMA-www.scmua.org - Televisions, computers, monitors, & portable laptop computers need to be brought to the SCMUA center;  as of January 1st 2011, Waste Management is prohibited from picking them up.
  • Just a reminder, the current contract with Waste Management states that garbage can be picked up as early as 6 a.m.  Please have your garbage out by at least 6 a.m. on garbage day only.
  • Have household batteries to dispose of? Click here to SCMUA's guide to proper household battery management.
  • Don’t forget your old phone books are recyclable!  
  • Poll Workers Needed! Have FUN and get PAID while participating in democracy. Board of Elections training classes are being scheduled now - call Jeannie for more information 973-579-0950 x 4
  • Tax Payers
    • PLEASE BE AWARE- it has come to the attention of the Sussex County Board of Taxation that there is false solicitation being distributed throughout Sussex County in the form of a pink postcard. For more information please click here.
    • Tax payment information, please click here to view info
    • Property tax reimbursement information (Senior Freeze)
  • Phone Scams: 
    • ​Never give out or confirm any personal or financial information over the phone. There are scams involving Social Security, insurance or certified copies of your deed. More information is provided at: www.sussexcountyclerk.com.​

       In the early 1700’s the forest teemed with wildlife. Wolves, bear, deer, bobcat, turkeys, and rich variety of small game shared this bountiful land with the Leni Lenape Indians. Settlers had yet to discover the beauty and the serenity of what was to become modern day Hampton Township. 
       On March 10, 1864, the State Legislature officially established the Township of Hampton, New Jersey. The small villages of Baleville and Washingtonville were no longer under the wing of the Town of Newton but became the community centers of the newly established township. The gristmills, country stores, and schools had sprung up as the population had increased and bound the inhabitants together and helped them to endure and prosper in this remote corner of the state. 
       Now, at the turn of the millennium, the Indians and wolves are but a memory. However, the scenic charm that attracted those early settlers still work its magic today. Over the years farms have replaced forests, and dams fill valleys with lakes where streams once wound their way down to the Delaware. Three centuries of growth and change have transformed Hampton Township from a wilderness into a thriving community, with a modern commercial corridor surrounded by rural neighborhoods that remain a haven for residents and tourists alike.

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