Business View Civil and Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 6

85 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 6 MORRIS TOWNSHIP New Jersey M orris Township, New Jersey offers an ideal blend of history, nature, and opportunity. “It’s a beautiful suburban community,” says Morris Township Mayor Jeff Grayzel. “You have a lot of open spaces, history, a very good school system, and is just a lovely place to live with its own train station and great access to the highway system– unlike so many towns that are 20 to 30 minutes from a major highway.” Open-space preservation is top priority for the township, which has 27 percent of its land area preserved as parkland and other open spaces. The Morristown National Historic Park, located adjacent to the town, offers a variety of ways to get out and experience nature with 27 miles of hiking and biking trails, along with bird watching opportunities and horseback riding. In addition, AT A GLANCE MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY WHAT: A progressive NJ ‘doughnut town’ surrounding Morristown; population 23,000 WHERE: Located one hour south-east of New York City WEBSITE: Home of opportunity and growth