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Landing, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Morris
Township Roxbury
922 ft (281 m)
 • Total 6,436
ZIP code
Area code(s) 973 Exchange: 663
GNIS feature ID 0877660

Landing is a small settlement and unincorporated community located within Roxbury Township, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The community is located on the south shore of Lake Hopatcong near Hopatcong State Park. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 07850.

As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07850 was 6,436.

From the 1880s through the 1940s, it was a popular summer resort area, but by the 1970s it had evolved into a suburban community.

Notable people

See also (related category): People from Roxbury, New Jersey

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Landing include:

  • Dylan Castanheira (born 1995), soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Fort Lauderdale CF in USL League One
  • Karen Ann Quinlan (1954-1985), an important figure in the history of the right to die debate in the United States
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