Introduction to Neptune City, New Jersey
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.