Millburn Township is a beautiful residential community located in the southwest corner of Essex County. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 20,149. Millburn was created as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 20, 1857, from portions of Springfield Township, when Union County was formed
Shopping and Dining – Millburn Township is unique in that it offers upscale, high-end, fifth avenue shopping along with quaint small town shopping of a traditional downtown. The Mall at Short Hills, an upscale shopping mall anchored by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's and Macy's is located on the western side of the township. The downtown and local shopping areas offer a variety of unique specialty shops, service-based businesses, and professional offices. The Martini Cocktail Bar, Bistro and Restaurant is conveniently located in downtown Millburn / Short Hills. Located walking distance from the historic Paper Mill, La Pergola restaurant offers authentic northern Italian cuisine, straight from farm-to-table.
Parks and Recreation – The Township offers a wide variety of recreation programs, including a Community Pool and a Par 3 Golf Course, making the community appealing for families. In addition, Millburn Township has many fine restaurants, a movie theater, the Hilton Short Hills, rated by AAA as a Five Diamond Hotel, and a wide variety of cultural events, including the renowned Paper Mill Playhouse and the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary.
Living - New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Millburn as the 53rd best place to live in New Jersey in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey. Millburn Township is a full-service community where most residents live in single family homes.
Schools, Health, Transportation - Millburn Township has an excellent school system. New Jersey Monthly Magazine has ranked the Millburn Township school system among the top 3 school districts in the state. In addition, Township schools also receive a national ranking as having one of the most academically challenging high schools in the country, offering many advance placement courses to students who excel in those classes. Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Centers serve the Milltown area. Millburn Township is served by two New Jersey Transit railroad stations along the Morristown Line.