Pompton Plains is a community constituting the majority of Pequannock Township, Morris County. Each served by their own post office.Pompton Plains is situated 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 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 to Franklin and south 5 miles 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. During the early 1990s a Planned Residential Development known as "The Glens" was constructed adding 583 town houses, coach homes and condominium apartments to the housing stock of the Township. Within the past ten years, Cedar Crest, a 1,500-unit Continuing Care Retirement Community has also contributed to our recent population.