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.

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.

Colts Neck Almanac

County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes07722
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.28
Approximate Longitude-74.16

Colts Neck Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance4.5 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
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
Distance23.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Colts Neck Public Schools

Cedar Drive Middle School
73 Cedar Drive
ZIP: 7722
(732) 946-0055
Total Enrollment 368
Colts Neck High School
59 Five Points Road
ZIP: 7722
(732) 761-0190
Total Enrollment 1468
Conover Road Elementary School
76 Conover Road
ZIP: 7722
(732) 946-0055
Total Enrollment 322
Conover Road Primary School
56 Conover Road
ZIP: 7722
(732) 946-0055
Total Enrollment 262
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