Morristown, Arizona

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Morristown, Arizona
Census-designated place
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 US
Morristown, Arizona
Morristown, Arizona
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°51′24″N 112°37′24″W / 33.85667°N 112.62333°W / 33.85667; -112.62333Coordinates: 33°51′24″N 112°37′24″W / 33.85667°N 112.62333°W / 33.85667; -112.62333
Country United States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.81 sq mi (2.09 km2)
 • Land 0.81 sq mi (2.09 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 1,988 ft (606 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 13,694
 • Estimate (2016)[2] N/A
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
FIPS code 04-47750

Morristown is a census-designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is about 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 Historical Places.[3]

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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 227 people residing in the CDP. The population density was 508.1 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.48% White, 0.44% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 2.20% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 4.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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Historic Morristown Hotel/Store
(NRHP = National Register of Historic Places)
The Morristown Hotel / Store was built in 1899 and is located at U.S. Route 89 NW Castle Springs Road, Morristown, Arizona. The hotel was built by Frank Murphy, brother of the territorial governor Nathan Oakes Murphy. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on August 12, 1991, reference # 91001003. 
Back view of the Morristown Hotel / Store 
Commercial building built in 1920 located on US 60 in Morristown. 

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