Long Branch, New Jersey

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Long Branch is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 31,340.

Long Branch was formed on April 11, 1867, as the Long Branch Commission, from portions of Ocean Township. Long Branch was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1903, based on the results of a referendum, replacing the Long Branch Commission.[8]

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Geography

Long Branch is located at 40°17′53″N 73°59′27″W / 40.297932°N 73.990971°W / 40.297932; -73.990971 (40.297932, -73.990971).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.0 km2), of which, 5.2 square miles (13.5 km2) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.5 km2) of it (15.67%) is water. Long Branch is Monmouth County's largest city.

Elberon is an unincorporated area, served as ZIP code 07740, located within Long Branch.

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