Morris County

Morris County View

Gottesman RTW Academy is located in the center of historical Morris County, a beautiful area which offers tremendous resources and benefits to the families of our school.  

Located about 25 miles west of New York City, the Morris County Tourism Bureau describes the region as “hip and historic.” So if you’re planning on moving to Morris County with your family, get ready to experience diverse communities, endless historical and cultural activities, unique dining, and so much more.

Whether you’re relocating to Morris County with plans to commute to the Big Apple or are starting a new career at one of the Fortune 500 businesses that are located in the county, there are countless reasons why you’ll love living in this thriving community:

One of the “50 Best Places to Live”

In 2018, Money magazine ranked Parsippany-Troy Hills Township as No. 26 on its list of the “50 Best Places to Live.” The major factors that the magazine cited include good schools, a low crime rate, and more than 30 parks.

A County Steeped in History

Morris County has some of the most important American Revolutionary War historic sites and museums in the state. Morristown National Historical Park is the first national historical park in the country and is home to Washington’s Headquarters, Jockey Hollow, and Fort Nonsense. Three national historic landmarks recount the stories of the Industrial Revolution, the Gilded Age, and the American Arts & Crafts movement.

In addition, over 140 historic site markers that are located at forges, iron works, taverns, schools, mills, historic districts, churches, homes, and mansions mark significant locations in Morris County’s history from the colonial era through the twentieth century.

Below you will find links to helpful information about the area.

Local Synagogues

The Jewish Community

Morris County


Source of County description: Harrington Moving and Storage Blog