Short Hills was originally located within Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey, and its eponymous hills are thought to have played a role in the movement of the Continental Army under George Washington during the Battle of Springfield in 1777. Today it is considered an unincorporated community located within Millburn township. Short Hills is a popular commuter town and has been named the “Richest Town in America” by Time Magazine in 2014 and In 2018, Bloomberg positioned Short Hills at fifth in the country in its “100 Richest Places” ranking. With its beautiful homes, tree-lined streets, weekly farmers markets, and sprawling parks, Short Hills continues to attract families of all ages looking to build a home. Short Hills residents belong to the Millburn township public school system and other public offerings.