Overview of Short Hills
Located 22 miles west of New York City, the hamlet of Short Hills, NJ provides a family-friendly atmosphere with beautiful natural attractions. Located within the town of Millburn Short Hills honors New Jersey history with traditional architecture and offers residents a high quality of life with Northeastern flair. Approximately 19,000 people live within Millburn and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with close proximity to big-city business and education opportunities. Search for Short Hills apartments for rent, and find suburban comforts in northern New Jersey.
Living in Short Hills, NJ
Millburn and Short Hills were created in 1709 when New Jersey was separated into nine counties. The town grew as a popular suburb of Newark and New York City, and attracted young couples looking to escape the fast-paced urban lifestyle. Today, Short Hills is a charming residential community in Essex County. With an excellent public school system, upscale shopping options and the feeling of a quaint small town, Short Hills is a great place to raise a family. Apartments in Short Hills are located throughout the town in the South Mountain, Millburn Center and Wyoming district neighborhoods and allow residents to enjoy the suburban way of life. With many green spaces, golf courses and recreation programs, Short Hills provides a great mix of urban and natural attractions.
Short Hills Attractions and Special Events
Short Hills is home to Greenwood Gardens, a 28-acre public space that is nationally recognized for its history, design and natural beauty. With formal gardens, woodlands, open meadows and pasture, the garden provides a much-needed tranquil escape for residents in the New York metropolitan area. Cora Hartshorn Arboretum is also here, and offers an educational experience to visitors of all ages. The arboretum features a bird sanctuary, Stone House and undeveloped woodland area that promotes an appreciation of the unique relationship between the environment and people.
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