The borough of Manasquan is located on the Jersey Shore at the southern end of Monmouth County. It is situated between the towns of Sea Girt, Brielle and Point Pleasant. Manasquan has an active down town with its own post office, elementary school, high school, along with shops, restaurants, small businesses and banks.
Manasquan houses beautiful Victorian style homes with a medium sale price of $560,000. Over the years beach bungalows have been replaced with larger single family homes turning this traditional beach resort into a year round community. It has a current population of nearly 6,000 residents and 2,374 households.
Manasquan features picturesque beaches and parks. The beach front maintains a beautiful walkway with seasonal restaurants, shops and an arcade. The town hosts a recreation department which provides various sporting activities as well as a summer junior life guard program.
Manasquan is home to the Algonquin Arts Theatre which plays movies and shows year round. It hosts an annual fireman’s fair that draws from the surrounding areas. Manasquan was ranked 22nd best places to live according to the 2008 New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
Manasquan offers a fine array of real estate options. Whether you are looking for a Victorian style home or a condo up on the oceanfront, the agents at The Connolly Agency have the local knowledge and the experience to help you find the home of your dreams.
The Manasquan Public Schools serve students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district are Manasquan Elementary School with approximately 680 students in grades K-8 and Manasquan High School with approximately 990 students in grades 9-12. In addition to students from Manasquan, the district’s high school also serves public school students from Avon-by-the-Sea, Belmar, Brielle, Lake Como, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, and Spring Lake Heights, who attend Manasquan High School as part of sending/receiving relationships with their respective districts. The Manasquan public school buildings are located across from each other on Broad Street.
Located approximately 60 miles from New York City, Manasquan is served by several public and private transportation operations.
Manasquan 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.
Manasquan 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 Manasquan via ferry from nearby Atlantic Highlands on Seastreak Ferry NJ.
Manasquan 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)