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Living in Sea Girt, NJ

Living in Sea Girt, NJ

The borough of Sea Girt is located on the Jersey Shore nestled between Spring Lake and Manasquan beaches. The town has a quaint down town with its own library, post office, and elementary school along with shops, restaurants, small businesses and banks.

Sea Girt is home to beautiful million dollar seashore estates with a medium sale price of $1,800,000. It has a current population of nearly 2,000 residents and 823 households. Over 60 percent of the residents reside full time with the remaining as seasonal residents.

Sea Girt is surrounded by picturesque beaches and parks. The beach front maintains a beautiful boardwalk with seasonal restaurant and beach front cabana rentals. The town hosts a recreation department which provides various activities including flag football, basketball, tennis, surf lessons and a junior life guard program.

Sea Girt is noteworthy for its light house, The Sea Girt Lighthouse, which is located on the beach at the corners of Beacon and Ocean. The lighthouse is one of only 20 lighthouses in the state of New Jersey that remains in existence.


Spring Lake offers a fine array of real estate options. Whether you are looking for a year round seashore colonial or a summer beach home, the agents at The Connolly Agency have the local knowledge and the experience to help you find the home of your dreams.


The Sea Girt School District consists of one very highly rated public school, The Sea Girt Elementary School for grades K-8, enrolling approximately 160 students per year. For high school, public school students attend Manasquan High School. In addition, Sea Girt students can attend Red Bank Regional High School, or 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 65 miles from New York City, Sea Girt is served by several public and private transportation operations.

Sea Girt is located along the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line, served by train stations in neighboring towns of Manasquan and Spring Lake. 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.

Sea Girt 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 Sea Girt via ferry from nearby Atlantic Highlands on Seastreak Ferry NJ.

Sea Girt 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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