Stillwater Township  NJ official website

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    Welcome to Stillwater Township NJ Official Municipal Website


                                       Stillwater Township - A Clean Community
     Stillwater was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on December 27, 1824, from portions of Hardwick Township. Stillwater is located in Sussex County New Jersey, eight miles west of Newton New Jersey . It encompasses an area of 29 square miles consisting of three small villages Stillwater, Middleville and Swartswood. Stillwater Township is the home of Swartswood State Park, established in 1914 as the first State Park established by the state of New Jersey.  

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Stillwater Township Budget  

Stillwater Township Currently Has Openings  
Following boards and commissions:                   
Recreation Commission
  - Secretary
Environmental Commissions
 - For Regular and Alternate Member 
If you are interested in serving the community 
please fill out the Application 
Submit it to: 
Lynda Knott, Municipal Clerk 

2017 Pageant Congratulations 

  • Miss Stillwater 2017 – Jessica Taylor
  • Little Miss 2017 – Jaelyn Gilmore

  • Little Mister 2017 – Phelan Shea

Summer Recreation Program
Stillwater Summer Recreation Program 

` Held at Swartswood State Park 
` Weeks of August 14 & 21 ,2017 
` 9:00am - 1:00pm 
` Ages 5 - 12 
` Fee $35.00 per child per week 

***2017 Dog License Application***
Stillwater Township Blankets On Sale
  • - Available in red, green, and light blue
  • - Cost is $45.00
  • - Make Great Gifts
  • All proceeds benefit the Stillwater Recreation Commission 
    • For a new pavilion and playground at Veteran's Memorial Park
  • For more information 
    • please contact the Recreation Commission at 
    • 973-383-9484
SCMUA _ Tentative Schedule
Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority 
Read 2016 Tentative Schedule 
The Sussex County MUA provides the following 
Recycling Services to residents and businesses: 

Household Hazardous Waste Days 
Electronics Recycling Program -
Residents' Convenience Center
Vegetation - Mulch  & Compost 
Medical waste 
SCMUA Information.pdf
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No longer available at the Recycling Center. 
We are hoping to provide this service in the future.

Sussex County Office of Emergency Management - CLICK HERE
Sign up for 
-Sussex County Office of Emergency Management
Outbound 9-1-1 
and Register Ready

JCP&L to report outages:
1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) 

PSE&G Hotline Number:

The Sussex County 911 Communications center will be opening on December 11th 2014. The alarm response call-in number for Stillwater Township is 973-940-5551. All residents with alarms should contact alarm providers with this new number to reprogram alarm notifications such as fire and medical alarms etc. 
Burglary alarms will remain at the same number 973-383-1515.

 *Fairview Lake YMCA Camp

Upcoming Events* 
  Click Here For More Information 
  • The Greatest Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday, April 9th 1:30-4pm (FREE)
  • Healthy Kids Day – Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 1:30-4pm (FREE)
  • Fairview Lake Trail Run – Sunday, June 11th, 2017 1pm registration 2pm run start (Early registration $25)
  • Parent/Child Fishing Derby – Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 ($5 per fishing team)
  • Volunteer Day of Service – Sunday, September 10, 2017 (FREE)
  • Updates to the events can be found through the YMCA webpage at:
  • Or through their Facebook page at:

   Next Meeting 
Next Township Committee Meeting 

August 15 , 2017    7:00 pm

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