Towns in Morris County
Morris Co. Up


Municipal Subdivisions and Common Place Names

MunicipalityFormed FromDatePlace Names (AKA)
BOONTON TownPequannock Twp
Hanover Twp
Boonton Twp
1887
1887
1906
Boonetown
BOONTON TwpPequannock Twp
Hanover Twp
Rockaway Twp
1867
1892
1906
Powerville
Sheep Hill
BUTLER BoroPequannock Twp1901Butler
Bloomingdale
West Bloomingdale
CHATHAM BoroIncorporated as a Village
Chatham Twp
Incorporated as a Boro.
Chatham Village
Chatham Twp.
Madison Boro.
Florham Park Boro.
1892
1892
1897
1897
1897
1897
1910
 
CHATHAM TwpMorris Twp
Hanover Twp
Madison Boro
1806
1806
1899
Floral Hill
Hickory Tree
Long Hill
Stanley
CHESTER BoroChester Twp1930Chester
Hacklebarney
CHESTER TwpRoxbury Twp
Randolph Twp
Washington Twp
Washington Twp
1799
1806
1840
1853
Milltown
Pleasant Hill
DENVILLE TwpRockaway Twp1913Arrowhead Lake
Cedar Lake
Cooks Pond
Den Brook
Denville
Franklin
Lake Estling
Union Hill
DOVER TownRandolph Twp
Randolph Twp
Rockaway Twp
Randolph Twp
1869
1898
1921
1938
Bowlbyville
East Dover
North Dover
EAST HANOVER TwpHanover Twp1928Hanover
Hanover-Cook Bridge
Hanover Neck
Rockaway Neck
Swinefield Bridge
FLORHAM PARK BoroChatham Twp
Hanover Twp
1889
1913
Afton
Broomtown (because of the broom industry)
Columbia Bridge
Columbia
Florham Park
Lower Chatham Bridge
Hoppingtown
HANOVER TwpMorris County1740Birch Hills
Cedar Knolls
Lee Meadows
Malapardis
Parsippany (incorporated as a Twp. abt. 1928)
Whippany
HARDING TwpPassaic Twp1922Glen Alpin
Green Village
Jockey Hollow
Logansville
New Vernon
Osborn Mill
Pleasantville
Van Dorens Mill
JEFFERSON TwpPequannock Twp
Roxbury Twp
1804
1804
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 BoroPequannock Twp1922Brook Valley
Charlotteburg
Fayson Lakes
Jacksonville
Kinnelon
Smoke Rise
Meadtown
Charlottenburg
Charlottesburg [both variations of Charlotteburg]
LINCOLN PARK BoroPequannock Twp1922Lincoln Park
Two Bridges
Beavertown
LONG HILL Township
(formerly Passaic Twp)
Morris Twp1866Davis Bridge
Gillette
Homstead Park
Meyersville
Millington
Pleasant Plains
Stirling
White Bridge
MADISON BoroChatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Chatham Twp
Florham Park Boro
1889
1891, Apr
1891, Nov
1894
1895
1896
1897
1898
1899
1915
Bottle Hill
East Madison
Rose City (for the large rose growing industry)
MENDHAM BoroMendham Twp1906Mendham
MENDHAM TwpMorris Twp
Roxbury Twp
Hanover Twp
1749
1749
1749
Brookside
Pleasant Valley
Ralston
Washington Corner
MINE HILL TwpRandolph Twp1923 
MONTVILLE TwpPequannock Twp
Boonton Town
1867
1923
Horseneck Bridge
Lower Montville
Montville
Pine Brook
Pine Brook Bridge
Taylortown
Towaco
MORRIS TwpMorris County1740Convent Station
Gillespie Hill
Greystone Park
Monroe
Morris County Almshouse
Washington Valley
MORRIS PLAINS BoroHanover Twp1926Morris Plains
MORRISTOWN TownMorris Twp
Morris Twp
Morris Twp
Morris Twp
1865
1895
1914
1917
West Hanover
MOUNT ARLINGTON BoroRoxbury Twp
Roxbury Twp
Roxbury Twp
Roxbury Twp
1890
1891
1893
1894
Mount Arlington
MOUNTAIN LAKES BoroHanover Twp
Boonton Twp
1924
1924
Mountain Lakes
MOUNT OLIVE TwpRoxbury Twp1871Bartley
Budd Lake
Drakestown
Flanders
Long Valley (aka German Valley)
Mount Olive
Saxton Falls
Waterloo
NETCONG BoroRoxbury Twp
Mt. Olive Twp
1894
1894
Netcong
PARSIPPANY TROY HILLS TwpHanover Twp1928Cobbs 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
PEQUANNOCK TwpMorris County
Butler Boro
1740
1906
Beavertown
Butler
Newfoundland
Pequannock
Pine Brook
Pompton
Pompton Plains
RANDOLPH TwpMendham Twp
Pequannock
1805
1831
Cedar Grove
Colemans Hollow
Ironia
Mill Brook
Mount Fern
Mount Freedom
Shongum
RIVERDALE BoroPequannock Twp1923East Bloomingdale
Pompton
ROCKAWAY BoroRockaway Twp
Rockaway Twp
Rockaway Twp
Rockaway Twp
Rockaway Twp
Denville Twp
Denville Twp
1894
1908
1919
1926
1930
1919
1929
Rockaway
ROCKAWAY TwpPequannock Twp
Hanover Twp
1844
1844
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 TwpHanover Twp
Morris Twp
Pequannock Twp
Washington Twp
Washington Twp
1740
1740
1758
1858
1859
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 Boro.Dover
Randolph
1944
1944
[ceded from Randolph 1954]
WASHINGTON TwpRoxbury Twp
Chester Twp
1798
1840
Beateystown
Crestmoore
Four Bridges
Middle Valley
Naughright
Parker
Pleasant Grove
Schooleys Mountain
Stephensburg
WHARTON Boro
(formerly Port Oram)
Incorporated as Boro of Port Oram
Randolph Twp
Rockaway Twp
Name changed to Wharton
1895
1895
1895
1902
Port Oram
Spicertown
Wharton

  Cranetown now Mt. Fern


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