Living in jackson township, NJ

    About Jackson:

     Named after President Andrew Jackson, this 100-square mile township located in Ocean County is home to nearly 50,000 residents. Jackson was incorporated as a township in 1844 when it separated from Freehold Township and Dover Township. Today, Jackson is a commuter city with easy access to Philadelphia and Trenton. View our apartments in Jackson, NJ above.

    Schools in Jackson:

    The Jackson School District serves kindergarten through 12th grade at the following schools: Crawford-Rodriguez Elementary School, Elms Elementary School, Lucy N. Holman Elementary School, Howard C. Johnson Elementary School, Sylvia Rosenauer Elementary School, Switlik Elementary School, Carl W. Goetz Middle School, Christa McAuliffe Middle School, Jackson Liberty High School and Jackson Memorial High School.

    Nearby Transit & Points of Interest:

    Transit & Commuting:

    Jackson is convenient to both New York and Philadelphia through NJ Transit and I-195 as well as the New Jersey Turnpike.


    Home to Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson is a destination for thrill-seekers and amusement park enthusiasts. In addition, the township is located within the historic New Jersey Pine Barrens providing ample hiking options and environmental exploration. Jackson also offers high-end shopping options via the Jackson Premium Outlets, a retail outlet center with 70 stores. For more information about events, activities, and places of interest in Jackson, NJ CLICK HERE!