Place:Morris, New Jersey, United States

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NameMorris
Alt namesMorrissource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.833°N 74.533°W
Located inNew Jersey, United States     (1739 - )
Contained Places
Borough
Butler
Chatham
Chester
Florham Park
Kinnelon
Lincoln Park
Madison
Mendham
Morris Plains
Mount Arlington
Mountain Lakes
Netcong
Riverdale
Rockaway
Victory Gardens
Wharton
Cemetery
Whippany Burial Yard
Census-designated place
Budd Lake
Lake Telemark
Long Valley
Succasunna-Kenvil
White Meadow Lake
Inhabited place
Bartley
Beach Glen
Berkshire Valley
Boonton
Brady Park
Brookside
Butterworth Farms
Carey
Charlotteburg
Cobbs Corner
Coleman Hollow
Convent Station
Crestmoore
Crestview
Dover
Drakestown
East Hanover
Fairmount
Fairwoods
Flanders
Floral Hill
Four Bridges
Fox Hill
Franklin
Gillette
Glen Alpin
Glenfield
Green Pond
Green Village
Hacklebarney
Hanover
Hibernia
Hickory Tree
Homestead Park
Ironia
Kenvil
Kitchell
Knollwood
Lake Hopatcong
Lake Parsippany
Lake Shawnee
Lake Stockholm
Landing
Ledgewood
Logansville
Long Hill
Lower Longwood
Lower Montville
Lyonsville
Madison Heights
Marcella
Meriden
Meyersville
Middle Valley
Mill Brook
Millington
Milltown
Milton
Mine Hill
Morristown ( 1710 - )
Mount Fern
Mount Freedom
Mount Hope
Mount Olive
Naughright
New Vernon
Ninkey
Osborn Mills
Parker
Petersburg
Pine Brook
Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Plains
Pleasant Valley
Pleasantville
Port Morris
Powerville
Prospect Point
Ralston
Ridgedale Park
Rockaway Valley
Rosedale Village
Schooleys Mountain
Shady Lawn Manor
Shongum
Shore Hills
Springtown
Stephensburg
Stilestown
Stirling
Succasunna
Tabor
Taylortown
Tierneys Corner
Towaco
Upper Longwood
Washington Corner
Washington Valley
Weldon
Woodport
Woodstock
Yardley Village
Populated place
Hurdtown
Whippany
Township
Boonton (township)
Chester (township)
Denville
Hanover (township)
Harding
Jefferson
Mendham (township)
Montville
Morris
Mount Olive (township)
Pequannock
Randolph (township)
Rockaway (township)
Roxbury
Unknown
Middletown
Montvale
Parsippany
Picatinny Arsenal
Pompton Plains
Randolph
Union Hill
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Morris County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, about west of New York City. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population was 492,276,[1] up from the 470,212 at the 2000 Census,[2] retaining its status as the tenth-most populous county in the state.[3] It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area. Its county seat is Morristown. The most populous place was Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, with 53,238 residents at the time of the 2010 Census, while Rockaway Township, covered , the largest total area of any municipality.[3]


Morris County, as of the 2000 Census, was the sixth-wealthiest county in the United States by median household income at $77,340 (second in New Jersey behind Hunterdon County at $79,888), sixth in median family income at $89,773 (third in New Jersey behind Hunterdon County at $91,050 and Somerset County at $90,605) and ranked tenth by per capita income at $36,964 (second in New Jersey behind Somerset County at $37.970) The Bureau of Economic Analysis ranked the county as having the 16th-highest per capita income of all 3,113 counties in the United States (and the second highest in New Jersey) as of 2009. The county ranked third in the New York Metropolitan area in terms of median income.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1739 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1790 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 16,216
1800 17,750
1810 21,828
1820 21,368
1830 23,666
1840 25,844
1850 30,158
1860 34,677
1870 43,137
1880 50,861
1890 54,101
1900 65,156
1910 74,704
1920 82,694
1930 110,445
1940 125,732
1950 164,371
1960 261,620
1970 383,454
1980 407,630
1990 421,353

Research Tips

A neat map of Morris County and surrounding areas labeled: http://www.mainlib.org/locations/map/index.html

External links

current County Map showing municipalities

www.co.morris.nj.us/


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