A message From Mayor Francis

Michael_Francis(1)_WebWelcome to the Borough of Hopatcong’s Official website. I hope you find it informative and user-friendly. Our website is designed to help you understand the services that we provide, and to link you to information that you may find useful. Please visit our website regularly for updates on the latest news and activities in the Borough. As you browse through the site you will discover the natural beauty of our area, and the outpouring of community “Spirit” that makes Hopatcong a wonderful place to live, work and play. One of the most beautiful and significant features of our Borough is Lake Hopatcong, the largest lake in New Jersey. The Lake was a major resort area from the 1880’s through the 1930’s. During the era of Vaudeville and Burlesque it became a popular attraction for the rich and famous including performers such as Bud Abbot and Milton Berle. Today visitors still flock from all over the state to enjoy the recreational activities, excellent restaurants, full-service marinas and old country charm. Many people who visit end up falling in love with the lake, buying a home, and staying a lifetime.

The Borough of Hopatcong is a residential community with approximately 15,000 people. It is the third largest municipality in Sussex County and easily accessible via Interstate 80 (exit 28) and State Highways 10, 46 and 206.

If you would like to learn more about our rich and colorful history, please click “history” on our menu or visit the Hopatcong Historical Museum online: http://www.lakehopatconghistory.com