Monmouth Beach, New Jersey

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Monmouth Beach is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 3,595.

Monmouth Beach was incorporated as a borough on March 9, 1906 by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature, when it was created from portions of Ocean Township.[8]

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Geography

Monmouth Beach is located at 40°19′58″N 73°58′47″W / 40.33278°N 73.97972°W / 40.33278; -73.97972 (40.332877, -73.979860).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²) of it (44.27%) is water.

Monmouth Beach is a small beach town located on the Jersey Shore. The town is known for its old and beautiful Victorian houses and the new multi-million dollar homes located throughout the neighborhood. Monmouth Beach is one square mile, with the ocean to the east and the Shrewsbury River to the north west.[10] The ferry route to New York City is a 5-10 minute drive to Atlantic Highlands/Highlands.

Monmouth Beach is surrounded by other communities such as Sea Bright and Rumson, and the newly redeveloped Long Branch. Places to go within the area are Pier Village in Long Branch, Red Bank, and the numerous beaches all along the shore towns to the north and south.

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