Morris County2018-07-01T15:35:59+00:00

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    Living in Morris County, NJ

    Morris County, established in 1739 from portions of Hunterdon County, is a hub of culture and industry. With approximately 489,000 residents in its 39 municipalities spanning 481 square miles, Morris has over 50 Fortune 500 headquartered in the county, while industries from pharmaceuticals to finance have a strong footing in the region.

    An educational center, Morris is home to a number of colleges and universities, including Morris County College, Drew University, the College of Saint Elizabeth, and campuses of both Fairleigh Dickinson University and Seton Hall University. Moreover, the township is filled with places celebrating its rich history and culture: from historic sites such as the Whippany Railway Museum and the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum to galleries like the Atrium Art Gallery, Morris offers a great range of arts, culture and entertainment venues. This can also be seen in the great number of theatres and performance centers in Morris, including Madisons Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and Montvilles Barn Theatre. In addition, the county offers an abundance of nature, with no fewer than 32 parks, farms, arboretums, stables and trailsincluding Morristown National Historical Park and Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, national protected areas.

    Morris offers a variety of malls and shopping districts, including Roxburys Ledgewood Mall, Rockaway Townsquare and the shops along Route 10. The county is accessible by car via I-280, I-287 and I-80. In addition, NJ Transits Montclair-Boonton and Morris & Essex train lines service the county.

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