Once a part of Hillsborough Township, Manville Borough offers a multi-ethnic community distinguished by a strong sense of civic pride, local festivities, and well-developed social services. A convenient mix of commercial and industrial development thrives in this primarily residential area of long-established neighborhoods. Well-kept older homes harmonize with newer construction. Most notable of the community events throughout the year is the popular Sacred Heart Fair, drawing large numbers of summertime visitors to the borough. Residents enjoy local parks, an active recreation program, athletic fields, and league sports.