Oceanport, New Jersey

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Oceanport is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 5,807.

Oceanport was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 6, 1920, from portions of Eatontown Township (now Eatontown), based on the results of a referendum held on May 11, 1920.[7]

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Oceanport as its 4th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.[8]

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Geography

Oceanport is located at 40°19′01″N 74°00′56″W / 40.317010°N 74.015632°W / 40.317010; -74.015632 (40.317010, -74.015632).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.0 km2), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (16.32%) is water.

Oceanport borders Little Silver to the NW, Long Branch to the east, Eatontown to the SW, and West Long Branch to the SE. It also shares a water border to the NE with Monmouth Beach and forms a peninsula, jutting into the Shrewsbury River.

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