Introduction to Colts Neck, New Jersey
Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 7 miles S of Middletown, New Jersey and 31 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 12,331 people lived in Colts Neck.
Colts Neck History
Originally, Colts Neck was a part of the Middletown Township, Freehold Township and Shrewsbury Township. On February 18, 1847 it was incorporated as Atlantic Township. Later, on November 6, 1962, it was renamed Colts Neck.
Colts Neck and nearby Attractions
- Historic Allaire Village
- Monmouth Museum
- Stephen Crane House
- East Freehold County Park
- Cheesequake State Park
Things To Do In Colts Neck
Colts Neck offers numerous recreational facilities. The town includes parks and sports fields as well as shopping areas and a number of quality restaurants.
Colts Neck Transportation
John F. Kennedy International is the closest major airport
Colts Neck Higher Education
The nearest colleges and universities are Brookdale Community College, Monmouth University and Georgian Court University.