Morristown is a town and the county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Morristown has been called “the military capital of the American Revolution” because of its strategic role in the war for independence from Great Britain.

Historic attractions & museums

As part of the self-described “Hip and Historic” county seat of Morris county, Morristown offers residents a truly unique combination of small city and country living. A bustling downtown surrounds the traditional town green and new retail and restaurants mix seamlessly with historic sites from Revolutionary days. Residents and visitors can appreciate this history in various sites across town that collectively make up Morristown National Historical Park.

Morristown’s population in 2019 was estimated to be 19,261 (click here for further demographic details). Surrounding areas include Morris Park, Hanover, East Hanover Florham Park, and Madison which offer seemingly endless activities and services.

The Vibe

Morristown is a unique NJ hub as a charming colonial town with a broad range of contemporary businesses. Everything from Wholefoods and Lowes, Hyatt and Westin hotels, plenty of good restaurants, boutique offerings, open green spaces to explore, and historic sites to immerse yourself in. There are gorgeous stores such as 23 South Boutique a one-stop-shop in the heart of downtown Morristown that carries a variety of unique gifts, accessories, and sweets!

Amanti Vino is a well-designed wine, beer, and specialty spirits shop, specializing in small production wines, craft beer, and artisan spirits from around the world at all price points. Enjou Chocolat offers fine and custom chocolates.

Grow it Green Morristown has an urban farm and a farmer’s market that continues through winter.

Patriots’ Path which spans 292 acres along the Whippany, Black, and Raritan Rivers offers space to enjoy the gorgeous open green spaces. There are 55 miles of main trails and 35 miles of spur trails, making it excellent for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Over time, Patriots’ Path has developed into a network of several dozen federal, state, county and municipal parks, watershed lands, historic sites and other points of interest across Morris County.

There is so much to enjoy in Morristown, including:

Morristown local offerings and events can be found here at Morris County Tourism and Morristown Green.

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