Morristown is a village in Belmont County located about half a mile south of Interstate 70 and with closest Mile Marker being 208. Morristown's Main Street is the original US 40.

The village of Morristown was platted in 1802 and is considered one of the best preserved examples of a National Pike Town. Its historic homes and buildings date from the early to mid 1800s and feature some of the more common architectural styles found along the National Road, the nation’s first federally-funded highway. To learn more, log onto or write: Morristown Historic Preservation Association, P. O. Box 102, Morristown, OH 43759.

Fun Facts

Older than the state of Ohio, Morristown was founded April 14, 1802.

Morristown is the site of oldest postal service in Ohio and one of the oldest in the country.

Fun Facts

Land: 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2)
1,266 ft. (386 m)

Area Amenities


  • 40251 National Road
    Morristown, OH 43759

    Located on Historic National Road, the Arrowhead Motel attracts the extended stay travelers.

  • 203 Cross Street
    Morristown, OH 43759

    The Black Horse Inn may be Morristown’s most famous landmark. Erected around 1807 as a smaller structure, additions came later along the years.