Morris County was first penetrated in 1700. During the Revolutionary War, Morris County was known as the Military Capital of the American revolution, because of its strategic location., which prompted General George Washington and his Continental Army to make their winter encampments during Morristown on two different winters. Much of the historic lore of these encampments is preserved today in Morristown National Historical Park.
Today, Morris County is New Jersey’s seventh largest county combining natural beauty and pleasant suburban living within proximity to metropolitan surroundings. Its rolling landscape is dotted with lakes and rivers which form most of its boundaries with the adjacent counties of Essex, Union, Somerset, Warren, Sussex, and Passaic.