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    Living in Ocean County, NJ

    As a bustling area by the Atlantic, Ocean County lives up to its name. Originally established in 1850, today Ocean County has almost 600,000 residents in its 915 square miles and is one of the fastest-growing counties in the Garden State.

    An incredible summer destination for residents of both Philadelphia and New York City, Ocean County rewards those who live in the county year-round with its beachfront communities, access to nature and recreation, and shopping and entertainment offerings. Ocean County is the location of Six Flags Great Adventure, one of the largest theme parks in the world, plus Ocean County Mall, a super-regional shopping center featuring almost 900,000 square feet of shopping. Those who love the outdoors delight in the Pine Barrens, a historic state park comprised primarily of pine forests, along with the county’s 20 county parks, 4 conservation areas and 2 golf courses. In addition to its high-quality township school districts, Ocean County is home to a countywide vocational school district, which includes two magnet schools.

    Ocean County is served by NJ Transit’s North Jersey Coast Line, connecting the county to New York City Penn Station via Middlesex and Monmouth Counties. The southern part of the county is less than 25 miles from the Atlantic City Line, providing easy access to Philadelphia. I-195 passes through Ocean County, along with U.S. Route 9 and the Garden State Parkway. In addition, Ocean County incorporates parts of state routes 13, 35, 37, 70, 72, 88 and 166.

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