Homes in Barnegat, NJ

Barnegat Waterfront Barnegat lies in the south central coastal portion of Ocean County, adjoining Barnegat Bay. It is popular among boaters and fishermen and many homes line the Ocean and Bay. Home buyers will find a variety of attractive homes with docks and spacious beach homes. They will also find ranch style, split level, large colonial, and custom built homes. It is a Short Ride to Exit 67 on the Garden State Parkway, Shopping and Restaurants, and an Easy Ride to Nearby Long Beach Island. In Little More than a Half Hour Residents can Enjoy the Entertainment and Pleasures of Atlantic City. Families may also be concerned with commuting considerations, schools, and parks. The Barnegat Township School District serves public school students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Ocean County is known for great public and private schools and colleges such as Ocean County College in Toms River and Georgian Court University in Lakewood. It also offers an extensive county park system and beautiful beaches.

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Barnegat LighthouseBarnegat is named after its most well known local attraction, Old Barney (the Barnegat Lighthouse). It encompasses Barnegat Lighthouse State Park and the commercial fishing port of Viking Village. Also in the north are the relaxed towns of Brant Beach, Loveladies, North Beach, Holgate and Harvey Cedar. Head south to find bustling Surf City, Ship Bottom and Beach Haven, the island’s main action center, namely, Thundering Surf Water Park & Adventure Golf, which features eight giant waterslides.

A bit of historic perspective should be mentioned. In 1609, Henry Hudson, an Englishman employed by the Dutch to start colonizing America, anchored in what is now known as Barnegat Inlet. According to a log of the "Half Moon", his ship, was the remark "This is a good land to fall in with, and a pleasant land to see." He reported a large lake or "drowned land" which of course was Barnegat Bay. The Dutch named the Inlet as Barendegat, meaning in Dutch, Inlet of Breakers.

Ocean County is located 50 miles east of Philadelphia, 70 miles south of New York City, and 25 miles north of Atlantic City, making it a prime destination for residents of these cities during the summer. Ocean County is home to many tourist attractions especially the beachfront communities of Seaside Heights, Long Beach Island, Point Pleasant Beach. NJ Transit's railway line which serves New York Penn Station, passes through Middlesex and Monmouth counties, and offers service as far south as the Bay Head station.


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