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Whippany, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Morris
Township Hanover
Elevation 233 ft (71 m)
ZIP code 07981
GNIS feature ID 0881770

Whippany is an unincorporated community located within Hanover Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Whippany's name is derived from the Whippanong Native Americans, a tribe that once inhabited the area. Whippanong meant "place of the willows", named for the trees growing along the banks of the Whippany River.

Notable organizations

  • J. E. Ashworth & Sons operated a woolen blanket mill
  • The Whippany Railway Museum, located in the central area
  • Bayer HealthCare
  • Communication Techniques, Inc. (CTI), a wholly own subsidiarity of Herley Industries
  • The New Jersey Jewish News, a weekly newspaper published by United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey
  • CAE Inc. provides flight simulation and crew training services to the Business Aviation community
  • Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey

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