Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, commonly referred to as Parsippany, is a township in Morris County, New Jersey. Home to more than 51,000 residents Parsippany encompasses about 25 square miles of mid eastern Morris County. Native Americans originally settled in this area along the Rocaway and Whippany Rivers, then after the British gained territory in 1664 the flat land and fertile soil, with ample water supply provided colonist a chance to start a life of good farming.
The Parsippany-Troy Hills School District serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The elementary schools include: Eastlake Elementary School, Intervale Elementary School, Knollwood Elementary School, Lake Hiawatha Elementary School, Lake Parsippany Elementary School, Littleton Elementary School, Mt. Tabor Elementary School, Northvail Elementary School, Rockaway Elementary School and Troy Hills Elementary School. Brooklawn Middle School and Central Middle School educate the students, grades six through eight. Parsippany High School and Parsippany Hills High Schools server the ninth through twelfth graders. There are also 4 private schools in Parsippany-Troy Hills.
Parsippany lies at the crossroads of many major roadways including Interstates 80, 280 and 287. U.S. Routes 46 and 2020, New Jersey Routes 10 and 53. The Mount Tabor station offers train service on the New Jersey Transit Morristown Line, with service to and from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan and Hoboken Terminal.
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