Morris County , New Jersey

Morris County: County in New Jersey, United States

Morris County locator map
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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 491,087 inhabitants. Its county seat is Morristown. The county was created 282 years ago in 1738.

Downtown Madison NJ image
Downtown Madison NJ
Downtown Madison NJ image

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.

Morris County map

The largest city of Morris County is Madison with a population of 17,612. Other cities include, Florham Park population 11,824, Kinnelon population 9,852, Chatham population 8,601 and Butler population 7,645. See all Morris County cities & populated places.

Morris County Quick Facts

Population : 491,087 (2020)
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 : 08:48:15 (16th October 2021)
Density : 394 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.24% (2010-2020)

Morris County has 3 neighbours.

  • Morristown

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Morris County decreased by 0.24% in 10 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
2020 491,087 -0.15% 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.

  • Jessie Baylin (American singer) she was born in 04/04/1984
  • Peter Cameron (author) he was born in 29/11/1959
  • Edward Faitoute Condict Young (American businessman) he was born in 25/01/1835
  • Stephen Vail (American businessman) he was born in 28/06/1780
  • Ronnie Kerr (American actor, producer and fitness trainer) he was born in 30/03/1974
  • Edmund Drake Halsey (American Civil War officer) he was born in 11/09/1840

Other places with the same name (3)

Morris County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Parsippany 51,144 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Monroe 44,884 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Mount Olive 28,815 Township of New Jersey
Montville 20,970 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Morristown 18,594 Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Dover 17,619 Town in New Jersey, USA
Madison 17,612 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Denville 16,362 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Pequannock 14,884 Township of New Jersey
Hanover 14,173 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Florham Park 11,824 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
East Hanover 10,868 Township of New Jersey
Kinnelon 9,852 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Budd Lake 8,968 Census designated place
White Meadow Lake 8,836 Census designated place
Chatham 8,601 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey

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