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Morristown, NJ Real Estate

Morristown is a town in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 18,411, reflecting a decline of 133 (-0.7%) from the 18,544 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,355 (+14.5%) from the 16,189 counted in the 1990 Census. It is the county seat of Morris County. Morristown has been called "the military capital of the American Revolution" because of its strategic role in the war for independence from Great Britain. Today this history is visible in a variety of locations throughout the town that collectively make up Morristown National Historical Park.

The area was inhabited by the Lenni Lenape Native Americans for up to 6,000 years prior to exploration by Europeans. The first European settlements in this portion of New Jersey were established by the Swedes and Dutch in the early 17th century, when a significant trade in furs existed between the natives and the Europeans at temporary posts. It became part of the Dutch colony of New Netherland, but the English seized control of the region in 1664, which was granted to Sir George Carteret and John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, as the Province of New Jersey. In British colonial records, the first permanent European settlement at Morristown occurred in 1715, when a village was founded as New Hanover by migrants from New York and Connecticut. Morris County was created on March 15, 1739, from portions of Hunterdon County. The county was named for the popular Governor of the Province, Lewis Morris, who championed benefits for the colonists.

Following the American Revolution the former colony became the state of New Jersey and almost 100 years after the American Revolution began, Morristown was incorporated as a town by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 6, 1865, within Morris Township, and it was formally set off from the township in 1895.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Morristown, NJ

9 Wyndmoor Drive
$1,290,000 
9 Wyndmoor Drive
MORRISTOWN, NJ

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,000 sqft
Listed 11/14/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
28 WETMORE AVE
$1,199,500 
28 WETMORE AVE
MORRISTOWN, NJ

7 Beds, 3/2 Baths
3,332 sqft
Listed 11/13/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
104-B OVERLOOK RD
$800,000 
104-B OVERLOOK RD
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 11/14/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
104-A OVERLOOK RD
$800,000 
104-A OVERLOOK RD
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 11/14/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
25 GATEHOUSE CT
$659,000 
25 GATEHOUSE CT
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
Listed 11/14/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
10 CHIMNEY RIDGE DR
$650,000 
10 CHIMNEY RIDGE DR
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 11/14/2018
Courtesy of PROMINENT PROPERTIES SIR
20 SAND HILL RD
$559,000 
20 SAND HILL RD
MORRISTOWN, NJ

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 11/8/2018
Courtesy of WEST END RESIDENTIAL
19 ZAMROK WAY
$545,000 
19 ZAMROK WAY
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,868 sqft
Listed 11/8/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
33 TERRY DR
$509,000 
33 TERRY DR
MORRISTOWN, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,800 sqft
Listed 11/12/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
26 TAFT LN
$499,900 
26 TAFT LN
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 11/10/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
73 HANCOCK DR
$439,500 
73 HANCOCK DR
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 11/15/2018
Courtesy of PROMINENT PROPERTIES SIR
6 JONES DR
$350,000 
6 JONES DR
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 1/1 Baths
Listed 11/13/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
37 TAFT LN
$3,000 
37 TAFT LN
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,535 sqft
Listed 11/13/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS CORP HQ
87 WOODLAND AVE
$2,500 
87 WOODLAND AVE
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 11/12/2018
Courtesy of RE/MAX ACHIEVERS
33 Market 202
$2,500 
33 Market 202
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 11/9/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
79 CHESTNUT ST
$2,500 
79 CHESTNUT ST
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Listed 11/7/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
11 WETMORE AVE D
$2,050 
11 WETMORE AVE D
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 11/10/2018
Courtesy of GODBY REALTORS
27 PROSPECT ST 2
$1,800 
27 PROSPECT ST 2
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 11/15/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
38 WETMORE AVE
$1,700 
38 WETMORE AVE
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 11/9/2018
Courtesy of RE/MAX SELECT
114 Maple Ave 3
$1,200 
114 Maple Ave 3
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 11/14/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS

Morristown, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 62 $713,926 $528,500

Morristown, NJ School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF PATERSON K-12 07013 No Rating
MORRIS K-12 07960 3
MORRIS COUNTY EDUCATION SERVICES COMMISSION K-6, K-8 07960 No Rating
OFFICE OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES K-12 08619 No Rating
UNITY CHARTER SCHOOL (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 07960 3

Morristown, NJ School Rankings (FAQ)

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MORRISTOWN 2 out of 5
NEW JERSEY 2 out of 5

Morristown, NJ School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

MORRISTOWN
NEW JERSEY
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Morristown, NJ Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 19,963
Households: 8,106
Median Age: 38

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