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Montville is a town in New Jersey. It is largely a bedroom community for people who work in New York, but it has a nice small-town feel to it. In 2007, Montville was ranked by Money magazine as the 13th best place to live in the United States and the best in New Jersey.

Get in


Montville is centrally located at of Interstate 80, Interstate 287, and U.S. Highway 46.

New Jersey Transit buses regularly visit the town.

The 1 Towaco Train Station (Montclair-Boonton Line) is good for commuting into New York City.

Get around

Map of Montville (New Jersey)

Montville is large enough that a car is the most practical way of getting around, especially since there is no downtown commercial area in the true sense.



Montville is along George Washington's route during the Revolutionary War.

  • 1 Henry Doremus Dutch Stone House, 490 Main Rd, Towaco. A Dutch-American stone house built around 1760. General George Washington and Alexander Hamilton stayed here from June 25 to June 27, 1780. Henry Doremus House (Q115462742) on Wikidata Henry Doremus House on Wikipedia
  • 2 Montville Township Historical Museum, 6 Taylortown Rd, +1 973 334 3665. Su 1PM-4PM or by appointment.. Originally a one-room schoolhouse built in 1867.





The only real shopping center is located on Changebridge Road. There is a dry cleaner, a candy store, and a hair dresser.





Montville has no bars.



Go next


There is not much outside Montville other than New York City, but some nearby non NYC attractions include:

Liberty Island and Ellis Island, a ferry leaves from Jersey City

There is decent shopping extremely close by in Boonton, where there is a Walmart, A & P, and other major chains, as well as a large main street with mom-and-pop businesses.

The nearest mall is the Willowbrook Mall along U.S. Highway 46, about 15 minutes away from most points. There is a large food court and many stores. Other mall options include the Short Hills Mall and the many malls of Paramus.

Routes through Montville
DoverParsippany  W  E  FairfieldNew York City
White PlainsSpring Valley  N  S  BoontonBridgewater
PeekskillWayne  N  S  BoontonBridgewater
DoverBoonton  W  E  Lincoln ParkNew York City

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