Moving to Morristown NJ

Morristown NJ Area Information

Morristown located in Morris County maintains a population of roughly 18,500 according to the most recent census numbers. As the county seat of Morris County, Morristown is known as “the military capital of the American Revolution” because of its strategic role in the war for independence from Great Britain. George Washington really did sleep here.  Morristown served as his headquarters for two different winter encampments during the Revolutionary War. Today this history is visible in a variety of locations throughout the town that collectively make up Morristown National Historic Park.

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The town is centered on the Morristown Green, where a juxtaposition of business and pleasure meet.  Morristown maintains an ethnically diverse community that has for the past several years had a major influx of young professionals making it the Hoboken of the West.  Morristown has an extremely diverse collection of restaurants such as Sushi Lounge, Nara, Nagano, and Asahi for sushi lovers; Mendi and Caffe India for curry lovers; Italian galore at La Campagna, Valentino’s, Brick Oven etc.; Cha Cha Cha for Cuban. Thai options with Origins, Sirin, Andaman Sea Recipe; Afgani delights at Pamir; tasty Mexican at Tito’s Burrito and dozens of more great restaurants.  You name a type of cuisine and there is a solid bet Morristown has it covered.

Nightlife includes numerous bars in Morristown NJ 07960 like the Grasshopper, Famished Frog, Pazo Pazo, the Dublin Pub, Hennessey and many more keep the drinks flowing and good times rolling.

The Morristown Community Theater offers a huge array of performers including bands, comedians, plays, symphonies, as well as local and children’s events.

Commuting from Morristown NJ

Morristown NJ boasts its own train station that provides easy access for commuters heading into Hoboken or New York.  New Jersey Transit’s Morris & Essex line provides service to Penn Station in Manhattan, approximately one hour away.  Highway access is equally good, with the Town located on I287, US 202, and 124.

The Morristown Parking Authority provides ample downtown parking for motorists making Morristown a destination.  Morristown Municipal Airport is the second-busiest general aviation airport in New Jersey, while Newark International Airport is a mere 30 minutes away.

Getting to Morristown NJ 07960

Located in the north, central part of New Jersey, Morristown hurdles the eastern more hustle-and-bustle part of the state and the more rural western part of NJ.  Morristown is totally surrounded geographically by the separate municipality of Morris Township with whom the Town shares a school district, a library and various youth sports leagues.  Many departments of the two municipalities also cooperate in the provision of local services.

A state-designated “regional center,” Morristown is also the home of the highly regarded Morristown Memorial Hospital.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named Morristown NJ one of its “Dozen Distinctive Destinations.”  In and around Morristown are a wide number of historic attractions and museums– Washington’s Headquarters, the Morris Museum, MacCulloch Hall Museum and Gardens, the Morris County Historical Society’s Acorn Hall, Historic Speedwell Village, Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, and Frelinghuysen Arboretum which is a huge hit for Morristown gardeners.  More information is available through the Morris County Historic Visitor’s Center.

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