Morristown, New Jersey

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Morristown, New Jersey
Town
Nickname(s): 
Military Capital of the American Revolution
Location of Morristown in Morris County. Inset: Location of Morris County in the State of New Jersey.
Location of Morristown in Morris County. Inset: Location of Morris County in the State of New Jersey.
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°47′56″N 74°28′43″W / 40.79889°N 74.47861°W / 40.79889; -74.47861
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
CountyMorris
Founded1715
IncorporatedApril 6, 1865
Government
 • TypeFaulkner Act
 • MayorDonald Cresitello (D; term ends December 31, 2009.
Area
 • Total3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2)
 • Land2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation312 ft (95 m)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total19,122
 • Density6,303.9/sq mi (2,435.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
07960, 07961, 07962, 07964
Area code(s)973
FIPS code34-48300[2][3]
GNIS feature ID0878494[4]
Websitehttp://www.morristown-nj.org

Morristown is a town of Morris County in the state of New Jersey, United States. About 18,500 people were living in Morristown as of the year 2000. It is the county seat of Morris County. Morristown has an area of 3 square miles.

References[change | change source]

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Town of Morristown, Geographic Names Information System, accessed April 17, 2007.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed July 14, 2008.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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