Florham Park

New Jersey

  • Population: 11696
  • Size: 7.5 sq miles (19.42 km2)
  • Established: 1899
  • Distance from NYC: 31
  • Distance from Philadelphia: 88
  • Distance from Newark: 15
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Grand Mansion for Sale in Convent Station   A small corner of the borough of Florham Park in Morris County is located in the scenic and historic Convent Station section. Situated in the western edge of the borough near The College of Saint Elizabeth, Fairleigh Dickinson University, the Morris County Golf Club and the NJ Transit train station, this refined estate property on Delaware Road is surrounded by over three acres of tranquil grounds. The […]

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About Florham Park

A small college town that’s home to parts of Fairleigh Dickinson University and the College of Saint Elizabeth, Florham Park measures about seven square miles and has a population of approximately 12,000. Its Morris County location, about 27 miles from New York City, makes it popular with commuters, who can get direct train service in Convent Station. Bordering towns include Morris Township, Madison, Chatham, Hanover and East Hanover.

 

Residents of Florham Park are following in the footsteps of some of the country’s most illustrious families. Millionaires Florence Vanderbilt and her husband, financier Hamilton Twombly, settled here in the late 1800s and built Florham, an elaborate estate on 840 acres. The estate name came from combining the owners’ first names. The Park part of the town name came from Dr. Leslie Ward, who helped found Prudential Insurance during that same time period. He named the mansion on his 1,000-acre property Brooklake Park. In 1899, the borough recognized the civic contributions of these wealthy citizens and re-named it Florham Park. Earlier borough names were Broomtown (since there was an active broom-making trade here), Hoppingtown, Columbia and Afton.

 

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