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New Vernon, New Jersey
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Coordinates: 40°44′43″N 74°29′51″W / 40.74528°N 74.49750°W / 40.74528; -74.49750Coordinates: 40°44′43″N 74°29′51″W / 40.74528°N 74.49750°W / 40.74528; -74.49750
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Morris
Township Harding
Elevation
338 ft (103 m)
Population
 • Total 754
 • Summer (DST) UTC−05:00 (−04:00)
ZIP code
07976
GNIS feature ID 0878755

New Vernon is an unincorporated community located within Harding Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The community is within the boundaries of Harding Township along with a portion of Green Village. It is the location of the governmental offices for Harding Township. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07976 which is identified as being New Vernon.

As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for Zip Code Tabulation Area 07976 was 754.

Forbes magazine ranked New Vernon, New Jersey — ZIP code 07976 — as one of the 25 most "expensive" zip codes in the country.

Notable people

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

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  • William O. Baker (1915–2005), chairman of Bell Laboratories.
  • Steve Conine (born 1972/73), co-founder of the online retailer Wayfair.
  • Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882–1973), philanthropist, the first woman invited to judge for the Westminster Kennel Club, a founder of the Seeing Eye Foundation, Saint Hubert's at Giralda, and the Morris and Essex Dog Club; daughter of William Avery Rockefeller, Jr.
  • Marcellus Hartley Dodge, Sr. (1881–1963), philanthropist, chairman of Remington Arms Company, president of the Y.M.C.A., and the founder of the Spring Valley Hounds and its horse show; grandson of William E. Dodge Sr. a founder of Phelps, Dodge, and Company, a United States congressman (1866–67), and founding member of YMCA in the United States.
  • Justin Gimelstob (born 1977), professional tennis player.
  • Kerry Kittles (born 1974), guard for the New Jersey Nets from 1996 to 2004.
  • Eric Mangini (born 1971), head coach of the New York Jets from 2005 to 2008.
  • Morgan Pearson (born 1993), professional triathlete who won a silver medal in the mixed relay event at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
  • Bo Sullivan (1937-2000), chairman of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and a Republican Party politician who sought the nomination for Governor of New Jersey in the 1981 primary.
  • Frederick T. van Beuren Jr. (1875–1943), physician and surgeon, who served as a hospital and medical school administrator.
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