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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

20 Country Dr
$2,450,000 
20 Country Dr
MORRISTOWN, NJ

5 Beds, 4/4 Baths
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
20 Country Dr
$2,450,000 
20 Country Dr
MORRISTOWN, NJ

5 Beds, 4/4 Baths
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
31 Starlight Dr
$599,000 
31 Starlight Dr
MORRISTOWN, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,133 sqft
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of RE/MAX SELECT
31 Starlight Dr
$599,000 
31 Starlight Dr
MORRISTOWN, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,133 sqft
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of RE/MAX SELECT
39 Davenport Pl 39
$540,000 
39 Davenport Pl 39
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
39 Davenport Pl 39
$540,000 
39 Davenport Pl 39
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
10 Dellwood Ave
$539,000 
10 Dellwood Ave
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/18/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
10 Dellwood Ave
$539,000 
10 Dellwood Ave
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/18/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
10 Queens Ct
$425,000 
10 Queens Ct
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
10 Queens Ct
$425,000 
10 Queens Ct
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of WEICHERT REALTORS
62 Witherspoon Ct
$420,000 
62 Witherspoon Ct
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
62 Witherspoon Ct
$420,000 
62 Witherspoon Ct
MORRISTOWN, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS
104 Pitney Place
$215,000 
104 Pitney Place
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/20/2018
Courtesy of RE/MAX SELECT
104 Pitney Place
$215,000 
104 Pitney Place
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/20/2018
Courtesy of RE/MAX SELECT
17 Robertson Ct
$3,450 
17 Robertson Ct
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/18/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
17 Robertson Ct
$3,450 
17 Robertson Ct
MORRISTOWN, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 1/18/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
150 Madison Ave
$1,650 
150 Madison Ave
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/18/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
150 Madison Ave
$1,650 
150 Madison Ave
MORRISTOWN, NJ

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
Listed 1/18/2018
Courtesy of KELLER WILLIAMS METROPOLITAN
35 Pine St 2
$1,525 
35 Pine St 2
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of WEST END RESIDENTIAL
35 Pine St 2
$1,525 
35 Pine St 2
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Listed 1/19/2018
Courtesy of WEST END RESIDENTIAL

Morristown, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 170 $623,396 $526,000

Morristown, NJ School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF PATERSON K-12 07013 No Rating
MORRIS K-12 07960 2
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 4

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: 19,983
Households: 8,141
Median Age: 38

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