Introduction to Wall, New Jersey
Wall, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 8 miles N of Brick, New Jersey and 39 miles S of New York, New York. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area. Wall contains a population of approximately 25,261.
The Native American tribe of Lenni Lenape were the original inhabitants of this area before the Europeans started settling here. In 1664 King Charles II of England decided to begin colonizing the land between the Delaware and Hudson Rivers. The region had a number of different names like Albania and Novo Cesarea before it was named Wall in honor of General Garrett D. Wall.
Wall and nearby Attractions
- Old Wall Historical Society
- Belmar Public Library
- Belmar Beach
- Allaire State Park
- Spring Meadow Golf Course
- Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum
Things To Do In Wall
The Recreation Department offers opportunities for countless activities. It organizes different sports like baseball, basketball and field hockey, along with bicycling, bowling, dancing and other artistic endeavors. The activities are designed for adults as well as children. The town also has beaches and parks where one can relax and recreate.
Newark International Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Wall Higher Education
The closest college level education is at Monmouth University.