Located in the middle of Morris County is the county seat, Morristown. It was recently listed as the third best place to live in all of New Jersey. For those looking to settle down in the town, there are many gorgeous Colonial style houses throughout it. However, those aren't the only type of house the town has to offer. From Cape Cod houses, to Victorian ones, and all the way to magnificent Mediterranean villas, Morristown has something for everyone.
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The Morristown Green is an old colonial market square, which is now the center of the shopping and business district. South Street, Pine Street, and Elm Street are three of the major shopping corridors that surround the Morristown Green. Half a dozen boutiques line the streets, offering everything from decadent chocolates to fashionable clothing. The Century 21 Department Store is a resident favorite, earning the nickname of "The Louvre of Discount Shopping." The reinvigoration of the downtown spot was organized by the Morristown Partnership. They work hard to keep the local economy vibrant by attracting businesses to set up shop in the area.
A small town of only 18,500 residents, Morristown is perfect for anyone looking for a quiet place to settle down. Don't, however, confuse quiet with boring! Morristown offers a performing arts center that puts on plays throughout the year, a free annual jazz and blues festival, and a weekly farmer's market. There are also many historical places of interest located around the town. In fact, Morristown has been dubbed the "Military Capital of the American Revolution." It was the hub of military activity during the Revolutionary war, and George Washington even set up his headquarters in the area! With that rich history under its belt, it was listed as one of the "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" by the National Trust of Historic Preservation. Take some time to browse through the houses listed here in one of New Jersey's best cities!