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The borough seceded from Chatham Township and incorporated as a borough in 1897.
The Chatham Area is located 25 miles west of New York City on the southern edge of Morris County.
The New Jersey Legislature created Chatham Township from parts of Morris, Hanover, Florham Park, Madison and Chatham.
As Chatham Borough grew, the township form of government proved inadequate.
Chatham became a center of the rose growing industry in the 1870's and 80's.
The years between the Civil War and World War I were a period of quiet living and simple pleasures.