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to the Ocean County Resource Center. If you're considering, planning
or in the process of living, working or vacationing in this county, located
within the area of New Jersey, known as
South Jersey, then you've come to the
right place. This is for you!
Think of this page as your starting point or gateway for accessing everything you need to
know and locate about Ocean County, New Jersey. It's been
designed to help lead you to the best information available online about
Ocean County, NJ.
is composed of 33
municipalities and located in South Jersey. As of the
United States 2000 Census, 510,916. 2006 Census Bureau estimates show the
county's population growing to around 553,251. It's county seat is
Toms River Township (formerly named Dover Township). Ocean County was established in 1850 from portions of
Ocean County is the southernmost county in the
New York metropolitan area, with the Southern part of the county falling in
Philadelphia metro area.
It is about one and
one-half hours from the metro areas of Philadelphia and New York and an hour
north of Atlantic City.
County is bounded by Monmouth County in the north,
Burlington County in the south and west,
Atlantic County at it's southern tip, and the Atlantic Ocean along it's
Ocean County is home to
Six Flags Great Adventure Theme Park,
Safari Drive-thru Animal Park and
Hurricane Harbor Water Park,
Albert Music Hall, the A-Affiliate
of the Philadelphia Phillies, dubbed the
Seaport, a 40-acre maritime village and the
resort town of
Ocean County official website)
County is a mix of coastal resort communities, such as
Seaside Heights and
Long Beach, and growing towns (the largest being
Lacey Townships) providing a mix of suburban and semi-rural
living along with quiet and peaceful bay shore communities,
with easy access to
and relaxing beaches. It provides a choice of schools (public,
private and parochial), retirement facilities and varied sports programs and recreational opportunities
for all ages and skill levels.
We believe there are many wonderful communities in
the county that are great places to live, work, play and raise your family.
And we invite you to check them all out to see which is best for your situation
South Jersey, New Jersey,
with Ocean County resources
Ocean County (main)
Library - County Resources
Library - OC Information
Chamber of Commerce
Vender Bid Portal
Official NJ map of Ocean County (downloadable PDF)
The Historic County of Ocean (The
Ocean County Historical Society)
Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission
More Local Links
Alternate link to information about Ocean County and Municipalities via Wikipedia
Above: Albert Music Hall - Live Country,
Americana, Folk and Bluegrass music every Saturday evening.
links to Maps, Communities, Regions, State Government Agencies and Data, Economic Development Services, Demographics, Schools, News,
Religious Organizations, Sports, Fishing and Boating, Traffic and more!
Local Statistics, Information, Demographics, Maps
State of NJ -
Fast Facts, Schools/Ratings, Associations, Environmental, Economic Development, State and Local Services, Travel, Recreation, Places of Worship, Transportation, Governmental Offices, NJ State Real Estate information.
NJ Counties and Municipalities - Maps, Contacts, Official web pages for Counties and Towns.
NJ Area Sports, Recreation,
Sports Associations, Hobbies, Clubs, including Winter Recreation in
and around New Jersey
- Delaware Valley (NJ/PA/DE)
- Philly Metro are and Delaware Valley regional resources.
Utility/Service Companies - serving the local communities
Getting Around New Jersey - NJ Transportation
and Travel (car, bus, train, plane, traffic and more)
NJ Fast Facts
- information and links to everything you need to know about about New Jersey
and your local area!
Blog Resource Articles:
- Ocean County is located in South Jersey.
- including information of interest to Ocean County
Delaware Valley - Ocean County is also part of the greater Delaware
Valley Region and can take advantage of it's proximity to that region, which
includes the Philadelphia Metro area.
Ocean County Related
Vacationing - NJ attractions, events, festivals, things to see and do in and
around New Jersey.
Jersey Shore - something for everyone all year long.
Business Related Articles
Business Development Articles
Horse Farms and Equestrian Opportunities in New Jersey (South Jersey)
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