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Randolph Township

Morris County, New Jersey

Photo: David Tuttle Cooperage, ca. early 19th century, 83 Gristmill Road, Randolph, NJ. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Photographed by User:Lalmeister (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed August, 2013.

Randolph Township Photo

Randolph Town Hall is located at 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869.
Phone: 973‑989‑7100.

Neighborhoods

Beginnings [1]

Randolph Township was incorporated from part of Mendham in 1805. It is named for an early settler to the area, Hartshorne Fitz-Randolph. Fitz-Randolph was a Quaker and a major land owner.

Around the turn of the 20th century, Randolph saw considerable growth due to expatriate Jewish families dissatisfied with New York City life.

In 1972 the Township adopted the Fitz-Randolph coat-of-arms as its official insignia.

  1. Township of Randolph, Get to Know Us: History, www.randolphnj.org, accessed August, 2013.

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