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Living in Neptune Township, NJ

Living in Neptune Township, NJ

Neptune Township, NJ

Neptune Township is located along the Jersey Shore. It borders the Shark River to the South and Asbury Park and Ocean Township to the north as well as stretching to the Atlantic Ocean with the seaside community of Ocean Grove. The borough has a total area of over eight square miles, with ½ mile being made up of water.
Neptune Township is divided into the seaside community of Ocean Grove, and the riverside community of Shark River Hills as well as the other communities entitled Mid-town, Bradley Park, the Gables, Summerfield, Green Grove, Seaview Island, and West Neptune.

The Township is home to various styles of homes with a median home price of $258,000. It has a current population of nearly 28,000 residents and 11,201 households. The town has an early childhood center, six preK-5 elementary schools, a middle school and high school.

Neptune Township is home to the beautiful beaches of Ocean Grove and is surrounded by picturesque parks and the Shark River. It is also in close proximate to the other local beaches of Avon-by-the-Sea and Bradley Beach as well as the Belmar Marina. The town offers shops, restaurants, and local businesses.
The town has a recreation department which offers a variety of programs including soccer, football, basketball, etc.

Neptune Township is notable for being the childhood home of the famous actor Jack Nicholson.


Neptune Township offers a fine array of real estate options. Whether you are looking for a single family home or a condo/townhouse, the agents at The Connolly Agency have the local knowledge and the experience to help you find the home of your dreams.


Neptune Township has a school system that services students in grades PreK-12.  High School students attend Neptune High School through a sending/receiving relationship with Neptune Township.  In addition, Neptune Township students can attend one of the five academy nationally-ranked schools in the Monmouth County Vocational School District. There are also a variety of private and parochial schools at both the elementary and high school levels in the immediate area.


Located approximately 60 miles from New York City, Neptune Township is served by several public and private transportation operations.

Neptune Township is located along the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line, served by train stations in neighboring towns of Asbury Park and Bradley Beach. 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.

Neptune Township 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 Neptune Township via ferry from nearby Atlantic Highlands on Seastreak Ferry NJ.

Neptune Township 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)

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