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Morristown, Arizona
Historic Morristown Hotel/Store-1899Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Historic Morristown Hotel/Store-1899
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Location of Morristown in Maricopa County, Arizona
Location of Morristown in Maricopa County, Arizona
Morristown, Arizona is located in the United States
Morristown, Arizona
Morristown, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
 • Total 0.97 sq mi (2.52 km2)
 • Land 0.97 sq mi (2.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,988 ft (606 m)
 • Total 186
 • Density 191.36/sq mi (73.88/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
FIPS code 04-47750

Morristown is a census-designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Phoenix, at the junction of State Route 74 and U.S. Route 60.

Morristown is home to the Morristown Elementary School District.

The Morristown Store, formerly the Morristown Hotel, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Much of Morristown is within the municipal planning area of Surprise, and Surprise intends to eventually annex the area. The portion of Morristown south of US 60, however, exists in small area between the planning areas of Surprise, Buckeye and Wickenburg, where neither city has yet expressed a planned interest in expanding. This area is named after Morristown, New Jersey.

Morristown is also known for being the birthplace of famed Internet celebrity cat, Grumpy Cat.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 186
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 227 people living in the CDP. The population density was 508.1 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96% White, 3% from other races, and 1% from two or more races. 5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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