City Website: http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/
The beautiful suburban community of Millburn Township (which includes Short Hills) is located in Essex County and has a population of approximately 20,149 residents. The Millburn-Short Hills community offers a superior quality of life, convenient location and long list of amenities that make it one of the Garden State’s best (and more expensive) places to live. In 2014, the zip code of 07078 for Short Hills was ranked as the wealthiest zip code in America by Time Magazine and others.
With 5 elementary schools, one middle and one high school for both towns, top-rated Millburn High School has been named in the top ten public high schools in the state of NJ by NJ Monthly Magazine, coming in 5th place in 2014. Residents can apply for subscription bus service when they live more than two miles away from the schools. Read this article about the top 100 elementary schools in the state. Millburn Township’s 5 schools are in the TOP SIX overall.
Millburn School District
With train stations in both Millburn & Short Hills, and parking at both stations, thousands of residents commute to Manhattan from these towns. Millburn Township is home of the renowned Paper Mill Playhouse theatre, Canoe Brook Country Club, Short Hills Country Club, Racquets Swim & Tennis Club and the luxurious Hilton Short Hills, across from the Mall at Short Hills. This community boasts the highest closed sale in the county at $5,400,000 – sold by Towne Realty Group, in 2014. The South Mountain Reservation with several parks, a town pool, many public tennis courts, par 3 golf course and beautiful Greenwood Gardens along with the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum make this town special.
Just one town over is Maplewood, NJ which has begun offering the residents of the Wyoming section of Millburn Township the opportunity to use its jitney service to the Maplewood train station. The new extension provides two additional stops. There are six scheduled jitney pick-ups in the morning at each of the two stops, the first at Glen Avenue and Cypress Street, the second at Wyoming Avenue and Maple Street. Jitney stop signs mark the locations. The cost of the ride is $1 each way.