Pompton Plains, New Jersey

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
Pompton Plains is located in New Jersey
Pompton Plains
Pompton Plains
Pompton Plains is located in the United States
Pompton Plains
Pompton Plains
Coordinates: 40°58′5″N 74°17′45″W / 40.96806°N 74.29583°W / 40.96806; -74.29583Coordinates: 40°58′5″N 74°17′45″W / 40.96806°N 74.29583°W / 40.96806; -74.29583
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
 • Total5.34 sq mi (13.83 km2)
 • Land5.19 sq mi (13.45 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
201 ft (61 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s)973/862
FIPS code34-60120
GNIS feature ID2806168[2]

Pompton Plains is a census-designated place (CDP) comprising the majority of Pequannock Township, Morris County, New Jersey, United States. It is in the valley of the Pompton River, which forms the eastern border of the community, the township, and Morris County. Across the river to the east is Wayne Township in Passaic County, and across the river to the northeast is the borough of Pompton Lakes. Neighboring communities in Morris County are Riverdale to the north, Kinnelon to the west, Lincoln Park to the southwest, and the remainder of Pequannock Township to the south.

New Jersey Route 23 runs through the east side of the community, leading northwest 22 miles (35 km) to Franklin and south 5 miles (8 km) to Interstate 80 in Wayne. Interstate 287 passes through the northwest part of Pompton Plains, with the closest access from Exit 52 (Route 23) in Riverdale.

The community was first listed as a CDP prior to the 2020 census.[2]


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files – New Jersey". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Pompton Plains Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.