Consistently named as one of the best places to live in New Jersey, Chatham is a charming place to live. The name was chosen to honor the English prime minister, Sir William Pitt, Earl of Chatham in 1773. As time went on, industry attracted a large amount of Irish settlers to the area. By 1870, Irish and other catholics founded a mission and a school, completed in 1872, which brought a new social aspect to the town.
At just 2.4 sq. miles, the charming main street of Chatham, NJ features several garden apartment complexes and a farmers market between mid-June and mid-November. Some wonderful restaurants in the Chatham area include: