Pennington Borough

30 North Main Street Pennington, NJ 08534
609-737-0276 fax: 609-737-9780

Dating to 1697, Pennington Borough maintains its historic ambiance today. On Main Street, well-kept houses display plaques engraved with dates from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.Others, keeping pace with the borough's lively, contemporary mood, have been transformed into comfortable coffee shops, restaurants and specialty shops. Away from the quaint downtown area, houses of varying ages and architectural styles line quiet streets.The serene parks in Pennington are perfect to enjoy with kids at the playground or for those looking to take an evening walk. Visit Pennington in August for the Annual Butterfly Festival where they showcase the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House and have snacks and activities for the whole family.


Mayor: Joseph Lawver

District: 12th Congressional District 15th Legislative District

Type of Government: Mayor & Council

Population: 2,600 Square Miles: .9

Housing Cost Range: $250,000 to $1,100,000

Property Tax Rate: 2.06 (2008)

School District: Hopewell Valley Regional School District

Public Schools: Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, High School

Private Schools: Middle, High School

Public Library: Pennington Library 609-737-0404

Cable: Comcast

Gas/Electric: PSE&G/NUI

Refuse Removal: Municipal/SBRSA

Water: Municipal