The City of Morristown, NJ
The city of Morristown is located in the state of New Jersey in Morris County and has a population of 18,906 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Morristown is New York, approximately 26 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Morristown, including Jimmy's Restaurant Night Club & Pub, Jimmy's Haunt Steak & Seafood Grill, Camille's Sidewalk Cafe, Cottage II Hunan & Szechuan Cuisine and Hamilton Restaurant. For a larger selection of Morristown restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Morristown Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Golf Courses, including the Morristown National Historical Park, Morris Museum, Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Acorn Hall and Historic Speedwell. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Morristown please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Morristown:
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Princeton Airport (PCT)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
- Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
Morristown, New Jersey Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Morristown experiences an average high temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 18 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.5 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Morristown with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 41 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Morristown to receive an average of 3.87 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -16 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Morristown should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 63 degrees, and nighttime lows of 39.
Morristown, New Jersey Attractions
1Acorn Hall - Morristown,
Acorn Hall is an 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion located in Morristown, New Jersey, that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as the headquarters of the Morris County Historical Society, which operates Acorn Hall as a historic house museum.
2Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum - Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
3AIDS Museum - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
4Alice Austen House - , Staten Island,
The Alice Austen House, which is also referred to as Clear Comfort, is located at 2 Hylan Boulevard in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, New York City, New York. It was home of Alice Austen, a photographer, for most of her lifetime, and is now a museum and a member of the Historic House Trust. The house is administered by the "Friends of Alice Austen", a volunteer group.
5Allen House - Shrewsbury,
Allen House, is located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. The house was built in 1680 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1974.
6American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark - Haledon,
The Pietro and Maria Botto House, which is also referred to as Pietro Botto House, at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey is where leaders of the Industrial Workers of the World union spoke to the 15,000 striking workers of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Upton Sinclair also spoke from the balcony.
7Anchor Golf Land - Whippany,
The Anchor Golf Land is an 18 hole public golf course in Morris County New Jersey. Built in 1964, this Whippany course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 973-887-0898. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 21 Route 10 E, Whippany, NJ 7981
8Ash Brook Golf Course - Scotch Plains,
The Ash Brook Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Union County New Jersey. Built in 1951, this Scotch Plains course designed by Alfred H. Tull is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 908-756-0414. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1210 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 7076
9Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey - Teterboro,
The Aviation Hall Of Fame & Museum of New Jersey was founded in 1972 and preserves New Jersey's aviation and space heritage. The museum displays historic aircraft, space equipment, artifacts, photographs, art and a model collection, many of which were donations from private sources. It is the first facility of its kind developed on a state level. Its library has more than 4,000 volumes and hundreds of aviation video tapes.
10Ballyowen - , Hardyston,
The Ballyowen is an 18 hole public golf course in Sussex County New Jersey. This course is located in the city of Hardyston. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 973-827-5996.
Address: 105 Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston, NJ 7419
Morristown, New Jersey Hotels
Morristown, New Jersey Restaurants
This is a list of Morristown Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Steak & Barbecue Restaurants, Lunch Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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