Marlboro Township is situated on approximately 30 square miles on the eastern border of Monmouth County, NJ. Morganville and Robertsville are unincorporated areas located within the township and contain a little more than 1/3 of the township’s approximately 40,000 residents.
The township has plenty to offer its residents including beautiful homes, wide open spaces, a variety of entertainment, shopping and recreational opportunities, as well as its proximity to the Jersey Shore and New York City.
The climate is considered a humid sub-tropical climate placing it in Zone 7B on the USDA hardiness scale, which extends from Monmouth County, NJ to Northern Georgia. Because of its sheltered location and proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, some tropical plants, such as palm trees, cactus and native bamboo can survive here with minimal winter protection.
Marlboro Township is located near some major East Coast attractions. One of the most notable is the Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, and of course the Jersey Shore to the east. The Freehold Raceway Mall is a super-regional mall anchored by Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, and Nordstrom, among others. Then there is the Freehold Raceway, the oldest half-mile harness racing track in the United States. The Manasquan Reservoir is just 30 minutes south of the township and offers a regionally known Environmental Center, as well as nature and exercise related activities such as fishing, non-powered water sports, bird watching, jogging, biking, and paths for dog walking.
The township’s Recreation Commission maintains several parks and facilities for public use offering a wide variety of sports, recreation, and nature-inspired activities for young and old alike . . . there is something for everyone here.
There are several larger adult communities located in Marlboro Township. To search for homes in one of the 55+ communities in Marlboro Township, use our Adult Community HomesLifestyle Property Search located front and center on our home page as well as under the Property Search menu item located on every page.
The main public thoroughfares in Marlboro are U.S. Route 9, Route 18, County Route 520 and Route 79 providing access to the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike. There are also many public transporation options available including bus, train and ferry services to New York City and the Newark Liberty International Airport.
The Marlboro Township Public School District serves public school students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade in 8 separate school facilities. Marlboro High School is part of the Freehold Regional High School District serving grades 9-12. Some Marlboro students attend Colts Neck High School, and many attend the various Learning Centers and Academies available throughout the District.
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