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Living in Allenhurst

Living in Allenhurst

Allenhurst is a quaint little town located on the Jersey Shore. Allenhurst is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the East and Deal Lake to the west. It was originally part of Ocean Township. Please read below for more about Living in Allenhurst. 

The Borough of Allenhurst is rich in architect with homes built during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Homes were built in Victorian, Queen Anne, Italian Renaissance, Tudor, Prairie, Mission, American Craftsman, Colonial and Gothic architectural styles. The median home price is $1,080,000. It has a current population of a little fewer than 500 residents and 217 households. The town is a non-operating school district and does not have any public schools of its own. Public school students attend various surrounding high schools on a sending/ receiving relationship.

Allenhurst is surrounded by picturesque beaches and parks. Allenhurst is home to the Allenhurst Beach Club, a 2,450 member recreation facility. It features a 525,000 gallon salt water swimming pool, a children’s wading poolcabanasand bathhouses which have been enjoyed by residents and visitors during the summer months for generations.

The town has a recreation department provides various activities including basketball, tennis, baseball, a junior life guarding program, etc.

Allenhurst’s beachfront is characterized by two groins, known to the locals as the “Crackup” and “The L” “The L” was featured in Scuba Diving magazine as one of New Jersey’s premier shore diving locations.


Allenhurst offers a fine array of real estate options that are rich in architect design. Whether you are looking for the large seashore colonial for your summer residence or year round living, the agents at The Connolly Agency have the local knowledge and the experience to help you find the home of your dreams.


Allenhurst is a non-operating district and does not have any public schools of its own. Public school students from the Borough of Allenhurst attend the Asbury Park Public Schools in Asbury Park as part of a sending/receiving relationship. Students also have the option to attend Academy Charter High School in Lake Como, which accepts students on a lottery basis from the communities of Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Avon-by-the-SeaBelmarBradley BeachDealInterlaken and Lake Como.


Located approximately 50 miles from New York City, Allenhurst is served by several public and private transportation operations.


Allenhurst is located along the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line. This line runs from Bayhead, NJ, in the south to Hoboken, NJ, Newark Penn Station, and New York City Penn Station and connects riders to Amtrack and Newark Airport.


Allenhurst is served by NJ Transit Buses with routes throughout New Jersey.

In addition, a number of private commuter bus companies operate in the area, including Academy Bus (www.academybus.com), providing daily service to New York City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City and points between.


Commuters and visitors to New York City can travel from Allenhurst via ferry from nearby Atlantic Highlands on Seastreak Ferry NJ.


Allenhurst is served by several nearby international and regional airports offering a variety of travel options.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Newark NJ (50 miles)
JFK International Airport (JFK), Jamaica NY (70 miles)
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Philadelphia, PA (83 miles)
Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), Atlantic City NJ (70 miles)
Monmouth Executive Airport (BLM), Wall Township NJ (8 miles)



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