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Overview

Introduction to Berkeley, New Jersey

Berkeley, New Jersey, in Ocean county, is 2 miles NW of Toms River, New Jersey and 49 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan area.

Berkeley History

The township of Berkeley was incorporated on March 31, 1875. Before its incorporation, Berkeley was a part of the Dover Township. Originally, this town included parts of Seaside Heights, South Toms River, Seaside Heights, Ocean Gate and Beachwood. Though Island Beach was separated from the town on June 23, 1933, in 1965 it was reabsorbed into Berkeley.

Berkeley and nearby Attractions

  • Berkeley Township Historical Museum
  • Charles Waterhouse Museum
  • Ocean County Historical Society Museum
  • Berkeley Island County Park
  • Toms River Seaport Society Museum
  • Double Trouble State Park

Things To Do In Berkeley

While staying at Berkeley, you can visit its historical sites and museum. The town also includes scenic parks, sports complex and theaters. In addition, the town of Berkeley organizes a number of recreational programs and events all over the year.

Berkeley Transportation

Atlantic City International is nearby.

Berkeley Higher Education

Berkeley College is the local college.

Berkeley Almanac

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Berkeley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTOMS RIVER
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationPEMBERTON
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationFREEHOLD MARLBORO
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip46.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

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