Morris County serves as one of twenty one counties in New Jersey and maintains an estimated population of 492,276 according to US Census 2011.Named for Governor Lewis Morris, Morris County is ideally located within close proximity (about 30 miles) from New York City.It is appealing for the suburban commuter who may conveniently connect to NJ Transit lines to Penn Station and Hoboken.
In particular, Madison and Chatham Train Stations provide local residents with easy, reliable access to the city.Residents may travel to New York to enjoy its restaurants, shopping and world renowned theatre district. (For more information about Morris County, please visit http://www.co.morris.nj.us.)
Neighboring towns, Madison, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township offer competitive public schools, including neighborhood elementary schools, in addition to several top ranked private schools. These towns are some of the best for raising a family.
New Jersey Monthly Magazine's 2010 Top Public Schools (of 322 ranked): Chatham ranked #8 Madison ranked #15 (up from #35 in 2008).
Madison alone offers three universities for those seeking higher education including The College of Saint Elizabeth, Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison/Florham Park Campus) and Drew University.
New Jersey Monthly Magazine's Top 566 towns in New Jersey 2011: Chatham Township #15
CNN Money's Top 100 Best Places to Live in the US in 2011 Madison #33
Residents in the northern Morris County area enjoy the benefits of top-ranked medical facilities, a variety of delicious restaurants, shopping malls, golf courses, movie theatres, and local libraries and pools.In particular, Memorial Medical Center (Morristown), Overlook Hospital (Summit) and St. Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston) provide residents with close, immediate medical care.AT&T, Wyeth, Atlantic Mutual, Lucent Technologies, Nabisco, Prudential, Schering-Plough and Telcordia Technologies are just a few of the many businesses operating in the Morris County area. The latest addition to the area is the recently built New York Jets Practice Facility in Florham Park, NJ.