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Wharton is a Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2000 United States Census, the borough population was 6,298.
What is now Wharton was originally incorporated as the borough of Port Oram by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 26, 1895, from portions of Randolph Township and Rockaway Township, subject to the results of a referendum passed on the previous day. The name was changed to Wharton as of April 16, 1902, based on a referendum held that day.
Wharton is located at 40°53′53″N 74°34′49″W / 40.898098°N 74.580151°W / 40.898098; -74.580151 (40.898098, -74.580151).