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Obadiah La Tourette
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Obadiah La Tourette
The Long Valley Mill

The building looms over the bustling Route 24, once called Chester Pike, just east of Long Valley center. At once, upon seeing it, you know that the mill holds a thousand stories and probably a thousand more secrets in its ancient timbers.

Aerial View of Long Valley
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Aerial View of
Long Valley in Fall

In the rolling hills of Morris County, Washington Twp is noted for preserved farmland and historic buildings. Washington Township was incorporated as a township on April 2, 1798, from portions of Roxbury Township.

5K Turkey Trot
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Turkey Trot 2017
in Long Valley

The WMC Memorial 5K Turkey Trot is a community event being held to continue the tradition of the WMC Memorial Race started 12 years ago in memory of Kyleigh D’Alessio and Tanner Birch.

Police Honor Guard 2018
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Police Honor Guard 2018
Washington Township Police Department

The mission of the Washington Township Police Department to protect life and property, enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, and to preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve.

Califon Road Park
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Califon Road Park
Pond at Califon Road Park

The pond at Califon Road Park is located behind the parking area for the park’s Little League field and four all-purpose fields

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park

Washington Township held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony to salute our brave servicemen and servicewomen who have given so much for our country at the Veterans Memorial Site at Rock Spring Park.

Santa Program
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Santa Program
Cucinella School

At the Recreation Department’s annual Afternoon with Santa at Cuccinella School, local families enjoyed face painting, balloon animal and photos with the Santa and his helper.

Registrar of Vital Statistics

Vital Statistics

Please call the Municipal Registrar at 908.876.3315 x 1222 for additional information regarding Application for Marriage, Remarriage, Civil Union, Reaffirmation of Civil Union Licenses, Birth Certificates, and Civil Unions and Death Certificates.

An appointment must be made to apply for a Marriage, Remarriage, Civil Union, Reaffirmation of Civil Union License. Failure to make an appointment may result in delay. Please contact the Township Registrar at 908.876.3650 to schedule an appointment to complete the paperwork.

The first page of the license application can be viewed and printed before applying for a license at the Township Health Department. The application must be completed by the prospective spouses and witness in front of the Registrar or Deputy Registrar. A fee of $28 is due at time of application (waived until July 1, 2023) and payable by cash or check made out to the Washington Township Health Department.

For additional questions about a Marriage, Remarriage, Civil Union, Reaffirmation of Civil Union License, either download a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) form, or see below.

Vital Statistics Request Form

Please download and complete this form (requires an Adobe PDF Reader) only if the birth, marriage, civil union and/or death took place in Washington Township, Morris County.

Please submit this request and the appropriate fee for the number of certified copies required. The form must be printed and then completed. Identification is required to obtain copies. For additional information related to the requirements for obtaining Certified Copies Of Births/Civil Unions/Marriages/Death Certificates, please contact us at or by phone at 908.876.8625 extension 1222.

Entering into a Marriage or Civil Union in New Jersey?

If you are entering into a Marriage or Civil Union in New Jersey, you will find information here helpful to you. If you have any questions, please contact your the Township Registrar of Vital Statistics at 908-876-3650.


Where should you apply for a Marriage or Civil Union License?

The marriage or civil union license must be obtained from the registrar in the New Jersey municipality in which either applicant resides, if one or both is resident of New Jersey. (For these purposes, soldiers are residents of the posts at which they are stationed.) A license issued under the preceeding circumstances is good for use anywhere in the State of New Jersey. 

If both parties are not residents of New Jersey, the license must be obtained from the Registrar of the municipality where the ceremony is to be performed and is only good for use in that municipality. 

A New Jersey marriage or civil union license may never be used outside of the State of New Jersey and a license issued in another state may never be used within the State of New Jersey. 

Be sure to contact the Registrar well in advance of the ceremony to find out on what days and during what hours the Registrar will be in the office. The marriage or civil union license fee is $28.00.

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43 Schooley's Mountain Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853
Phone: 908-876-3315
Fax: 908-876-5138


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