MONTVILLE - Money Magazine has released its list of the top places to live in the country. Montville in Morris County places 17th on the list.

Montville got high marks because of its close proximity to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. It also has a low crime rate and a family-friendly environment.

News 12 New Jersey spoke with people in Montville about why its such a great place to live.

Nils Strandskoe told News 12 New Jersey "It's a commuting town, the trains and buses, easy commute to the city. The schools are ranked pretty high." Those that live in Montville say the only drawback is that the town deosn't have much of a downtown area.

Also included on the top 100 list were Ridgewood,Hillsborough, Madison and South Brunswick.

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