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Welcome to Lakewood ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lakewood, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Lakewood is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Lakewood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Lakewood: (732) & (848)<3>
The ZIP code for Lakewood: 08701<4>
Websites for Lakewood ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.oc-chamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Lakewood, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Lakewood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 96 communities that are also named Lakewood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (4), Illinois (6), Indiana (3), Iowa (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (8), Minnesota, Mississippi (3), New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (5), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (9), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (9), Washington (3) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lakewood.
Communities near Lakewood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lakewood.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lakewood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lakewood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lakewood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lakewood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lakewood. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lakewood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lakewood ...
Looking for more information about Lakewood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lakewood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lakewood.
Adding Lakewood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lakewood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lakewood was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lakewood on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lakewood.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lakewood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Ocean County: www.oceancountygov.com/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023