Introduction to Randolph, New Jersey
Randolph, New Jersey is 7 miles W of Parsippany, New Jersey and 22 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Morris County. The town is part of the Newark metro area. The population of Randolph is 24,847.
Randolph was named after one of its residents, Hartshorne Fitz-Randolph. In 1753 he purchased 1,000 acres of land in the Mine Hill area which later became the township of Randolph. It was incorporated on January 1, 1806. Prior to its incorporation, Randolph was a part of the Mendham Township. The area was once inhabited by the Lenni Lenape Native Americans and the Quakers.
Randolph and nearby Attractions
- Museum of Old Randolph
- Morristown National Historical Park
- Hopatcong State Park
- Liberty Tree
- Waterloo Village
- Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
Things To Do In Randolph
Randolph offers a number of parks and playgrounds for both its residents and visitors. You can visit the museum and the other historical sites in and around the town. In addition, Randolph includes tennis courts, baseball fields, hiking trails and a skate park.
International flights are available from Newark International Airport.
Randolph Higher Education
County College of Morris, College of Saint Elizabeth, Drew University and Assumption College for Sisters provide facilities for higher education.