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.

Randolph History

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.

Randolph Transportation

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.

Randolph Almanac

County Morris County
Standard Zip Codes7869
Phone Area Codes862,973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.84
Approximate Longitude-74.58

Randolph Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance3.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip53.6 inches
Distance9.8 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
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 37 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches

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LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Randolph Public Libraries

Randolph Township Free Public Library
Randolph, New Jersey
(973) 895-3556

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Randolph Public Schools

Center Grove School
25 School House Road
ZIP: 7869
(973) 361-7835
Total Enrollment 478
Fernbrook School
206 Quaker Church Road
ZIP: 7869
(973) 361-0660
Total Enrollment 554
Ironia School
303 Dover Chester Road
ZIP: 7869
(973) 584-8588
Total Enrollment 447
Randolph High School
511 Millbrook Avenue
ZIP: 7869
(973) 361-2400
Total Enrollment 1611
Randolph Middle School
507 Millbrook Avenue
ZIP: 7869
(973) 366-8700
Total Enrollment 1227
Shongum School
9 Arrow Place
ZIP: 7869
(973) 895-2322
Total Enrollment 511

Randolph Private Schools

Academy Preschool/kindergarten
1176 State Route 10
ZIP: 7869
Total Enrollment 14
Hebrew Academy Of Morris County
146 Dover Chester Rd
ZIP: 7869
Total Enrollment 127
Little Village Country Day School
26 W Hanover Ave
ZIP: 7869
Total Enrollment 26
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