Roxbury Township, New Jersey

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Roxbury Township is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 23,883. Roxbury Township is located 50 miles west of New York City and about 35 miles of Newark, New Jersey.

Roxbury Township was formed on December 24, 1740, from portions of Morris Township, and was formally incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to form Mendham Township (March 29, 1749), Washington Township (April 2, 1798), Chester Township (April 1, 1799), Jefferson Township (February 11, 1804), Mount Olive Township (March 22, 1871), Mount Arlington (November 3, 1890) and Netcong (October 23, 1894).[8]

Succasunna-Kenvil (2000 Census population of 12,569) is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within the township. The Township of Roxbury includes other unincorporated communities and neighborhoods including Berkshire Valley, Landing, Ledgewood and Port Morris.

Ledgewood Mall and Roxbury Mall are regional shopping malls located within the township.

A local establishment, Tom's Diner, was featured in the music video from "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper.

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