Introduction to Red Bank, New Jersey
Red Bank, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 4 miles SE of Middletown, New Jersey and 27 miles S of Newark, New Jersey. The town is part of the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan statistical area. About 11,844 people live in Red Bank.
Red Bank History
Red Bank was first settled during the 17th century. On March 17, 1870, it was incorporated as a town and on February 14, 1879, the area was named Shrewsbury City. On March 10, 1908, Red Bank was separated from Shrewsbury Township and was reincorporated as a borough.
Red Bank and nearby Attractions
- Marine Park
- Monmouth Museum
- East Freehold County Park
- Ocean Historical Museum
- Stephen Crane House
Things To Do In Red Bank
Red Bank includes a number of boutiques, home stores and shops selling designer clothing. The town also offers several movie theaters and restaurants as well as several popular nightspots. Apart from these, Red Bank also organizes a variety of events and festivals, such as Kaboom Fireworks, Red Bank International Film Festival and Red Bank Jazz and Blues Festival.
Red Bank Transportation
Air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.
Red Bank Higher Education
The nearest universities and colleges are Brookdale Community College, Cuny Kingsborough Community College and Monmouth University.