Introduction to Eatontown, New Jersey

Eatontown, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 7 miles SE of Middletown, New Jersey and 30 miles S of New York, New York.The town is part of the Monmouth - Ocean metropolitan statistical area.

Eatontown History

Eatontown was incorporated as a township on April 4, 1873. Before its incorporation, Eatontown was a part of Shrewsbury and Ocean Townships. It was named after Thomas Eaton, one of its settlers. Parts of Eatontown were taken on April 7, 1908 to form West Long Branch and on April 6, 1920, to form Oceanport. In 1917, the United States Army's Fort Monmouth was established at Eatontown. It was reincorporated on March 8, 1926 as a borough.

Eatontown and nearby Attractions

  • Eatontown Historical Museum
  • Allaire State Park
  • Monmouth Museum
  • Ocean Historical Museum
  • East Freehold County Park
  • Monmouth Battlefield

Things To Do In Eatontown

There are many parks and playgrounds in Eatontown, which include softball fields, basketball courts, shuffleboard courts and facilities for fishing. You can also enjoy wildlife at the Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary. Apart from these, Eatontown also organizes numerous events all through the year.

Eatontown Transportation

You can reach John F. Kennedy International Airport from Eatontown in a few minutes.

Eatontown Higher Education

Facilities for higher studies are provided by Monmouth University, Brookdale Community College, Cuny Kingsborough Community College and Ocean County College.

Eatontown Almanac

County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7799, 7724
Phone Area Codes732,848
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.29
Approximate Longitude-74.05

Eatontown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance3.4 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
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp68 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 64 F
Annual Precip43.5 inches
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Eatontown Public Libraries

Eatontown Public Library
Eatontown, New Jersey
(732) 389-2665
Tinton Falls Public Library
Eatontown, New Jersey
(732) 542-3110

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Eatontown Public Schools

Margaret L Vetter
3 Grant Avenue
ZIP: 7724
(732) 542-4644
Total Enrollment 285
65 Wyckoff Road
ZIP: 7724
(732) 542-2777
Total Enrollment 301
Memorial Middle School
7 Grant Avenue
ZIP: 7724
(732) 542-5013
Total Enrollment 226
65 Raleigh Court
ZIP: 7724
(732) 542-3388
Total Enrollment 238

Eatontown Private Schools

Harbor School
240 Broad St
ZIP: 7724
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 85
Hawkswood School
270 Industrial Way W
ZIP: 7724
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 150
Kindercare Learning Center
60 Industrial Way E
ZIP: 7724
Total Enrollment 6
Yeshiva Keter Torah
1 Meridian Rd
ZIP: 7724
Total Enrollment 112
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