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Overview

Introduction to Montville, New Jersey

Montville, New Jersey, in Morris county, is 4 miles NE of Parsippany, New Jersey and 16 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Newark metropolitan area.

Montville History

Dutch farmers from New Amsterdam settled in this region in the early 18th century. The town was initially called "Uyle-Kill," Dutch for "Owl-Kill," which actually referred to the creek and valley that ran through the region. By the 1740s, the population had begun expanding, and the construction of the first road was underway. Montville was incorporated as a township on April 11, 1867. It functioned as a major military route during the American Revolutionary War. According to some sources, Montville took its name from Mandeville Inn, the spelling of which gradually evolved into Montville.

Montville and nearby Attractions

  • Boonton Historical Society and Museum
  • Craftsman Farms - Stickley Museum
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • Fairy Tale Forest
  • Knoll East Country Club

Things To Do In Montville

Travelers interested in the historical and cultural background of the township of Montville should pay a visit to the Montville Township Museum and the Boonton Historical Society and Museum. Craftsman Farms is a national historic landmark founded as a farm and school for the Arts and Crafts movement. It currently operates as a museum. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center is also nearby. A huge favorite with kids is the Fairy Tale Forest which is basically an amusement park designed as an enchanted forest.

Montville Transportation

Newark International Airport is nearby.

Montville Higher Education

Bloomfield College, Caldwell College, Montclair State University, William Paterson University and the College of Saint Elizabeth provide opportunities for higher education.

People

Total Population 21,760
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 10,729
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 64.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 61%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $135,536
% Above Poverty Level 96.4%
% Below Poverty Level 3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 7.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,568
Median House Value $545,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 4%
Irish 11.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Montville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NE of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 07045
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.914
Longitude -74.384

Montville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOONTON 1 SE
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station ESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Montville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lower Montville (07045)

Montville Township (07045)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boonton 4,339 $128,833
Denville 16,820 $119,258
Lincoln Park 10,478 $92,252
Mountain Lakes 4,262 $195,833
Pequannock 15,550 $111,359

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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90 HORSENECK ROAD
Montville, New Jersey
(973) 402-0900
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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