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Overview

Introduction to Parsippany, New Jersey

Parsippany, New Jersey is 15 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Morris County. The town is part of the Newark metro area.

Parsippany History

Originally, Parsippany was a part of Hanover Township. It was incorporated on March 12, 1928. The town of Parsippany derived its name from the Lenape Native American word parsipanong, meaning "the place where the river winds through the valley." In 2006, Parsippany was ranked 17th in Money Magazine’s list of Best Places to Live in the United States. It moved up to 13th position in 2008.

Parsippany and nearby Attractions

  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
  • Whippany Railway Museum
  • Morris Museum
  • Old Troy County Park
  • Morristown National Historical Park
  • Stickley Museum

Things To Do In Parsippany

The town of Parsippany offers a number of recreational facilities and services. These include bowling alleys, picnic areas, basketball and volleyball courts and a softball complex. In addition, the Parsippany Recreation Department organizes several sports activities and events throughout the year.

Parsippany Transportation

The nearest major airport is Newark International Airport.

Parsippany Higher Education

Drew University provides facilities for higher studies.

Parsippany Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morris County
Standard Zip Codes7054
Phone Area Codes862
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.85
Approximate Longitude-74.4

Parsippany Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBOONTON 1 SE
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationCHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boonton4,346$152,583
Denville16,800$126,708
East Hanover11,232$129,705
Montville21,740$149,886
Morris Plains5,612$146,513
Mountain Lakes4,287$190,577

Parsippany Public Libraries

Parsippany-troy Hills Public Library
449 HALSEY ROAD
Parsippany, New Jersey
(973) 887-8907

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Parsippany Public Schools

Parsippany High School
309 Baldwin Rd
ZIP: 7054
(973) 263-7001
High
Total Enrollment 936
Troy Hills Elementary School
509 S Beverwyck Road, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 428-7588
Primary
Total Enrollment 248
Rockaway Meadow Elementary School
160 Edwards Road, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 263-7308
Primary
Total Enrollment 250
Eastlake Elementary School
40 Eba Road, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 428-7583
Primary
Total Enrollment 316
Lake Parsippany Elementary School
225 Kingston Road, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 428-7572
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Northvail Elementary School
10 Eileen Court, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 263-7070
Primary
Total Enrollment 364
Central Middle School
1620 Route 46, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 263-7125
Middle
Total Enrollment 758
Brooklawn Middle School
250 Beachwood Road, Po Box 52
ZIP: 7054
(973) 428-7551
Middle
Total Enrollment 860

Parsippany Private Schools

Parsippany Christian School
1179 Littleton Rd
ZIP: 7054
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 166
St Elizabeth Nursery & Montessori School
499 Park Rd
ZIP: 7054
Elementary
Total Enrollment 165
All Saints Academy
189 Baldwin Rd
ZIP: 7054
Elementary
Total Enrollment 171
The Learning Experience
1159 Parsippany Blvd
ZIP: 7054
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
New Alliance Academy Of Parsippany
1259 Us Highway 46 Building 2
ZIP: 7054
Secondary
Total Enrollment 9
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