Laurence Harbor, New Jersey

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Laurence Harbor is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located on the Raritan Bay within Old Bridge Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 6,227.

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Geography

Laurence Harbor 40°27′03″N 74°14′44″W / 40.450756°N 74.245585°W / 40.450756; -74.245585[3] is located off Exit 120 of the Garden State Parkway. The main routes through it include Laurence Parkway and Route 35. The railroad, which has no station in Laurence Harbor, divides the town into eastern and western sections, the former being locally referred to as 'The Front'.

The shore looks directly upon Staten Island's southern shore; the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Lower Manhattan, and Brooklyn can also be seen.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.5 km2 (2.9 mi2). 7.3 km2 (2.8 mi2) of it is land and 0.2 km2 (0.1 mi2) of it (2.08%) is water.

Morgan

One mile northwest, across the Cheesequake Creek and the Morgan Bridge is Morgan. Named after the 1703 family and the cousins of the infamous Pirate Captain Henry Morgan. This family had 645 acres (2.61 km2) here.

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