Introduction to Neptune, New Jersey
Neptune, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 10 miles N of Brick, New Jersey and 37 miles S of New York, New York. The town is part of the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan statistical area. About 27,690 people live in Neptune.
The town of Neptune derived its name from the Roman God of the Sea. It was incorporated on October 4, 1881. Originally, Neptune included the present day Bradley Beach, Neptune City and Ocean Grove. In the last decade, Neptune experienced a tremendous development in technology and is also known as the "Crossroads of the Jersey Shore".
Neptune and nearby Attractions
- Shark River Park
- Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum
- Stephen Crane House
- Allaire State Park
- Ocean Historical Museum
- Historic Allaire Village
Things To Do In Neptune
The recreational activities in Neptune include fishing, hiking and playing golf. The town of Neptune also lies in a close proximity to the charming Ocean Grove and legendary Rock Clubs of Asbury.
Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Neptune Higher Education
Monmouth University provides facilities for higher education.