North Hanover is one of 56 South Jersey towns that are included in the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve. North Hanover has over 3,000 acres of land that will never be developed. Several unincorporated communities are within North Hanover, including Jacobstown, Wrightstown and Sykesville. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is located in parts of North Hanover.