Morris County , New Jersey

Morris County: County in New Jersey, United States

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Location of Morris County on New Jersey map.

About

Morris County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 492,276 and a population density of 395 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 491,845 inhabitants. Its county seat is Morristown. The county was created 282 years ago in 1738.

Geography

Morris County is located at 40°51'43"N 74°32'40"W (40.8620300, -74.5444400). It has 3 neighbors: Hunterdon County, Passaic County and Warren County.

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Downtown Madison NJ

The largest city of Morris County is Madison with a population of 17,654. Other cities include, Florham Park population 11,496, Kinnelon population 9,896, Chatham population 8,635 and Butler population 7,654. See all Morris County cities & populated places.

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Morris County map

Morris County Quick Facts

Population : 491,845 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Different from : Morrison County, Morris County, Morris County
Area : 1247 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.45%
Land as percent of area : 95.55%
Named for : Lewis Morris
Altitude : 942 feet / 287 meters
Capital : Morristown
Establishment : January 01, 1739
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:33:19 (25th June 2021)
Density : 394 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.09% (2010-2019)

Morris County has 3 neighbours.

  • Morristown

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Morris County decreased by 0.09% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 492,276 - census
2011 494,792 0.51% estimation process
2012 495,620 0.17% estimation process
2013 496,030 0.08% estimation process
2014 494,848 -0.24% estimation process
2015 494,259 -0.12% estimation process
2016 493,801 -0.09% estimation process
2017 493,920 0.02% estimation process
2018 493,070 -0.17% estimation process
2019 491,845 -0.25% estimation process

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People born in Morris County (9)

People born in Morris County, including jurist and politician John McLean, Glenn Whitmore, long-distance runner Horace Brown, you can see a list of people who born in Morris County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Morris County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Morris County.

City Name Population Title
Monroe 45,030 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Mount Olive 28,926 Township of New Jersey
Montville 21,058 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Dover 17,725 Town in New Jersey, USA
Madison 17,654 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Denville 16,446 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Pequannock 14,965 Township of New Jersey
Hanover 14,252 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Florham Park 11,496 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
East Hanover 10,921 Township of New Jersey
Kinnelon 9,896 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Chatham 8,635 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Long Hill 8,430 Township of New Jersey
Butler 7,654 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Wharton 6,369 Borough of New Jersey
Rockaway 6,276 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey in the U.

New Jersey Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
New Jersey 8,882,190 State of the United States of America
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Bergen County 932,202 County in New Jersey, United States
Middlesex County 825,062 County in New Jersey, United States
Essex County 798,975 County in New York, United States
Hudson County 672,391 County in New Jersey, United States
Monmouth County 618,795 County in New Jersey, United States
Ocean County 607,186 County in New Jersey, United States
Union County 556,341 County in Oregon, United States
Camden County 506,471 County in Missouri, United States
Passaic County 501,826 County in New Jersey, United States
Burlington County 445,349 County in New Jersey, United States
Mercer County 367,430 County in West Virginia, United States
Somerset County 328,934 County in Maine, United States
Gloucester County 291,636 County in New Jersey, United States
Newark 282,011 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey

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