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Asbury Park, New Jersey

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Welcome to Asbury Park ...

The coastal city of Asbury Park is located in Monmouth County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Asbury Park has a population of 15,818 people<1> (see below for details).

Asbury Park is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Asbury Park lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Asbury Park: (732) and (848)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Asbury Park had a population of 16,116 people. This makes Asbury Park the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Asbury Park represents 0.18% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,116 people, the population of Asbury Park decreased 4.81% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 16,930 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Asbury Park had an population of 15,818 people. This is a decrease of 1.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.57% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Asbury Park.

Communities near Asbury Park ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Asbury Park and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2015
Allaire Village - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Allenwood   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Arrowhead Village   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bucks Mill   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lincroft   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Long Branch   [Map]   30,941   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Asbury Park.

Communities Also Named Asbury Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Asbury Park - they are located in Alabama, Florida and Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Asbury Park.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Asbury Park. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Asbury Park. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asbury Park. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Asbury Park:

Websites for Asbury Park ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury Park ...

Looking for more information about Asbury Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Asbury Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Asbury Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Asbury Park.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Asbury Park. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for State of New Jersey:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asbury Park.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asbury Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (848) is an overlay for area code (732). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Asbury Park.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Asbury Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Asbury Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Asbury Park. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Asbury Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2232, Longitude: -74.0110     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asbury Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Asbury Park.


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