Introduction to Neptune City, New Jersey

Neptune City, New Jersey, in Monmouth county, is 11 miles NE of Brick, New Jersey and 36 miles S of New York, New York.

Neptune City History

Neptune City was incorporated as a borough in 1881. The southern portion of Bradley Beach, the area that is now Avon-by-the-Sea, and Neptune City were all encompassed together to form the Borough of Neptune City. In 1900, the Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea was extricated by a bill approved in the New Jersey Legislature.

Neptune City and nearby Attractions

  • Neptune Historical Museum
  • Cheesequake State Park
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary
  • Historic Allaire Village
  • Staten Island Botanical Garden
  • Shark River Park

Things To Do In Neptune City

The Staten Island Botanical Garden, Rutgers Gardens, the Central Park Zoo, and the Prospect Park Zoo are all located near Neptune City. The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary is nearby as well. The Cheesequake State Park offers opportunities for recreation, including fishing, boating and swimming.

Neptune City Transportation

Newark Liberty International is the nearest major airport.

Neptune City Higher Education

Monmouth University, Brookdale Community College, and Georgian Court University are all accessible from Neptune City.

Neptune City Almanac

County Monmouth County
Standard Zip Codes7753
Phone Area Codes732
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.21
Approximate Longitude-74.08

Neptune City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance4.1 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
Distance16.7 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
Distance20.6 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
Asbury Park15,850$40,379
Bradley Beach4,272$76,696
Loch Arbour202$153,750

Neptune City Public Schools

Woodrow Wilson
210 West Sylvania Ave
ZIP: 7753
(732) 775-5319
Total Enrollment 379
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