Morristown, Middlesex County, New Jersey

Morristown: Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA


Morristown is a town located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,411 and a population density of 2,364 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,229 inhabitants.

The town was created 308 years ago in 1714.

Quick Facts about Morristown

Population : 19,229 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Postal code : 07960–07963
Phone Area Codes : 973
Area : 7.79 km2
Altitude : 312 feet / 95 meters
Capital city : Morristown is capital of Morris County
Establishment : January 01, 1715 (308 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:46:16 (1st February 2023)
Density : 2,469 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.25% (2010-2020)
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Location of Morristown on New Jersey map.
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Morristown is located at 40°25'30"N 74°15'14"W (40.4251100, -74.2537600).

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The population of Morristown increased by 4.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,411 - census
2011 18,476 0.35% estimation process
2012 18,503 0.15% estimation process
2013 18,534 0.17% estimation process
2014 18,491 -0.23% estimation process
2015 18,481 -0.05% estimation process
2016 18,892 2.18% estimation process
2017 18,817 -0.4% estimation process
2018 19,100 1.48% estimation process
2019 19,261 0.84% estimation process
2020 19,229 -0.17% estimation process

Morristown zip code is 07960. County name: Morris, County fips: 34027

People born in Morristown (168)

People born in Morristown, including politician and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Mahlon Pitney, politician Jonas P. Phoenix, actress Linda Hunt, .


  • Anna Harrison (First Lady of the United States (1775-1864)) she was born in 25/07/1775
  • Tom Verlaine (musician, vocalist, producer) he was born in 13/12/1949
  • Peter Dinklage (American actor) he was born in 11/06/1969
  • Allan Nairn (American journalist) he was born in 01/01/1956
  • Garrett Reisman (American astronaut) he was born in 10/02/1968
  • Paul Moore (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 15/11/1919
  • Tom Varner (American musician) he was born in 17/06/1957
  • Tobin Heath (American soccer player) she was born in 29/05/1988
  • Alfred Vail (American inventor) he was born in 25/09/1809
  • Joe Dante (American Filmmaker) he was born in 28/11/1946
  • Troy Murphy (American professional basketball player) he was born in 02/05/1980
  • Skye Blue (American movie actress, director, and business woman) she was born in 30/07/1961
  • Kristina Apgar (actress) she was born in 10/06/1985
  • Stephen Holden (American writer and critic) he was born in 18/07/1941
  • Anthony W. Knapp (American mathematician) he was born in 02/12/1941
  • Edward Lachman (American cinematographer) he was born in 31/03/1948
  • David Donohue (American racing driver) he was born in 05/01/1967
  • Augustus W. Cutler (American politician (1827-1897)) he was born in 22/10/1827

Schools in Morristown

College & universities near Morristown, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
491710 Yeshiva Gedolah of Cliffwood Keyport (NJ) 07735-5105

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Morristown, NJ

Code Name Address Type
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL

Post offices near Morristown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Matawan Post Office Matawan (NJ) 07747

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Middlesex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Middlesex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Woodbridge 99,430 Census-designated place in New Jersey, United States
Edison 98,721 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Menlo Park 97,687 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Old Bridge 65,414 Census-designated place in Old Bridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Piscataway 57,164 Township in New Jersey, United States
New Brunswick 56,182 City in and county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Perth Amboy 51,309 City in New Jersey
East Brunswick 48,309 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Sayreville 43,855 Borough of New Jersey
Sayreville Junction 42,890 Unincorporated community in New Jersey
South Plainfield 23,965 Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Carteret 23,383 Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
South Old Bridge 23,233 City in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Plainsboro 22,709 Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey
Iselin 18,695 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Avenel 17,011 Town in New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Morristown distances to largest New Jersey cities