The Morris County Courthouse is located at Washington and Court Street, Morristown NJ 07960; phone: 973‑656‑4000. Built in 1827, the courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Morris County was created in 1738 from Hunterdon County. Originally it included the territory that is now Sussex and Warren Counties. It was named for Lewis Morris who was serving as New Jersey's governor at the time the county was organized.