Introduction to Beachwood, New Jersey
Beachwood, New Jersey, in Ocean county, is 1 miles SE of Toms River, New Jersey and 51 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is conveniently located inside the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,375 people in Beachwood.
Bertram Chapman Mayo founded Beachwood in 1914 by inviting people through the New York Tribune to come and purchase lots in the beautiful area. The gimmick was successful and many people showed up to buy the lots. The community grew quickly and was officially incorporated in 1917.
Beachwood and nearby Attractions
- Toms River Seaport Society Museum
- Charles Waterhouse Museum
- Ocean County Historical Society Museum
- Double Trouble State Park
- Berkeley Island County Park
- Cattus Island County Park
Things To Do In Beachwood
The beach is the most popular spot in this town, whether one wants to relax, organize a picnic with family and friends or simply enjoy the waves. There are some excellent golf courses around the area as well.
The nearest airport offering regular services is the Atlantic City International.
Beachwood Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Ocean County College, Beth Medrash Govoha, Monmouth University and Brookdale Community College.