Place Names
Morris Co. Up


The following is a listing of Cities, Towns and Boroughs in Morris County along with names that are not found in general indexes.

If you know of other names that a town was known by or areas that a town may have contained, send me an email and I will add it to the list. The more we know the more we will find.

Also check the listing of Place names found in the 1868 Beers Atlas Index

Boonton Town

Boonetown

Boonton Township

Powerville
Sheep Hill

Butler Borough

Butler
Bloomingdale
West Bloomingdale

Chatham Borough
Chatham Township

Floral Hill
Hickory Tree
Long Hill
Stanley

Chester Borough

Chester
Hacklebarney

Chester Township

Milltown
Pleasant Hill

Denville Township [ceded from Rockaway Twp 1913]

Arrowhead Lake
Cedar Lake
Cooks Pond
Den Brook
Denville
Franklin
Lake Estling
Union Hill

Dover Town

Bowlbyville
East Dover
North Dover

East Hanover Township

Hanover
Hanover-Cook Bridge
Hanover Neck
Rockaway Neck
Swinefield Bridge

Florham Park Borough (separated from Chatham Twp 1899)

Afton
Broomtown (because of the broom industry)
Columbia Bridge
Columbia
Florham Park
Lower Chatham Bridge
Hoppingtown

Hanover Township

Birch Hills
Cedar Knolls
Lee Meadows
Malapardis
Parsippany (incorporated as a Twp. abt. 1928)
Whippany

Harding Township

Glen Alpin
Green Village
Jockey Hollow
Logansville
New Vernon
Osborn Mill
Pleasantville
Van Dorens Mill

Jefferson Township

Berkshire Valley
Cozy Lake
Espanog (Lake Hopatcong P.O.)
Hurdtown
Mase Mountain
Milton
Newfoundland
New Russia
Nolans Point
Petersburg
Prospect Point
Racoon Island
Tierneys Corner
Weldon
Woodport
Woodstock

Kinnelon Borough

Brook Valley
Charlotteburg
Fayson Lakes
Jacksonville
Kinnelon
Smoke Rise
Meadtown
Charlottenburg
Charlottesburg [both variations of Charlotteburg]

Lincoln Park Borough

Lincoln Park
Two Bridges
Beavertown

Long Hill Township (formerly known as Passaic Township)

Davis Bridge
Gillette
Homstead Park
Meyersville
Millington
Pleasant Plains
Stirling
White Bridge

Madison Borough

Bottle Hill
East Madison
Rose City (for the large rose growing industry)

Mendham Borough

Mendham

Mendham Township

Brookside
Pleasant Valley
Ralston
Washington Corner

Mine Hill Township
Montville Township

Horseneck Bridge
Lower Montville
Montville
Pine Brook
Pine Brook Bridge
Taylortown
Towaco

Morris Township

Convent Station
Gillespie Hill
Greystone Park
Monroe
Morris County Almshouse
Washington Valley

Morris Plains Borough

Morris Plains

Morristown Town

West Hanover

Mountain Lakes Borough

Mountain Lakes

Mount Arlington Borough

Mount Arlington

Mount Olive Township

Bartley
Budd Lake
Drakestown
Flanders
Long Valley (aka German Valley)
Mount Olive
Saxton Falls
Waterloo

Netcong Borough

Netcong

Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp.

Cobbs Corner
Condit Corner
Fox Hill
Greystone Park (State Asylum)
Lake Hiawatha
Lake Parsippany
Littleton
Mount Tabor (aka Tabor, NJ)
Parsippany
Powder Mill
Rainbow Lakes
Troy
Troy Hills

Passaic Township (now known as Long Hill Twp.)

Davis Bridge
Gillette
Homstead Park
Meyersville
Millington
Pleasant Plains
Stirling
White Bridge

Pequannock Township

Beavertown
Butler
Newfoundland
Pequannock
Pine Brook
Pompton
Pompton Plains

Randolph Township

Cedar Grove
Colemans Hollow
Ironia
Mill Brook
Mount Fern
Mount Freedom
Shongum

Riverdale Borough

East Bloomingdale
Pompton

Rockaway Borough

Rockaway

Rockaway Township

Beach Glen
Green Pond
Hibernia
Hilltown
Lyonsville
Marcella
Meriden
Middletown
Spicertown
White Meadow Lake

Additional names submitted:
Mount Hope
Teabo
Richard Mine
Mount Pleasant
Hickory Hill
Greenville (earlier name of Marcella)
Lake Telemark
Denmark
Middle Forge
Biddlewood
Birchwood
Irongate
Fleetwood
Bowlbyville (portions of this section in Dover, Rockaway & Wharton)

Roxbury Township

Brookland (also Brooklyn)
Carey
Kenvil (once known as McCaineville)
Landing
Ledgewood (once known as Drakesville)
    Name changed to Ledgewood on December 16, 1891
Lower Berkshire Valley
Mount Hope
Port Morris
Port Morris Landing
Rustic (an area name)
Shippenport
Succasunna
   (once known as Suckasunny and Suckasunny Plains)
   Name changed to Succasunna on June 1, 1888

Victory Gardens Borough [ceded from Randolph 1954]
Washington Township

Beatyestown
Crestmoore
Four Bridges
Middle Valley
Naughright
Parker
Pleasant Grove
Schooleys Mountain
Stephensburg

Wharton Borough

Port Oram
Spicertown
Wharton

Cranetown now Mt. Fern


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