Toms River Real Estate & Local Information for Toms River, NJ

The Township of Toms River, NJ

The Township of Toms River was established by Royal Charter as Dover Township on March 1, 1768, from portions of Shrewsbury Township, while the area was still part of Monmouth County. Dover Township was incorporated as one of New Jersey's first 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to form Jackson Township, Union Township (now Barnegat Township), Brick Township, Manchester Township, Berkeley Township, Island Heights, Lavallette and Seaside Heights. In 2006, Toms River was ranked by Morgan Quitno as the fourteenth safest "city" in the United States, of 369 cities nationwide. In 2007 and 2008, Toms River was ranked by CQ Press as the ninth safest "city" in the United States, of the 378 cities nationwide. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 89,706. The United States Census Bureau's 2006 population estimate was 94,889, making it one of the fastest growing cities in New Jersey as well as the seventh most populous municipality in New Jersey. The total area of Toms River is 52.9 square miles.

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Town Condo Associations

Below is a list providing you with the website addresses of our associated condo sites. Each site is hosted and created by Team Chris Walsh to further assist you and your real estate needs.

  • Anchorage

  • Bay Berry Cove

  • Bay Lea Estates

  • Briar Knolls

  • Cedars

  • Docksider

  • Laurel Chase

  • Meadows

  • North Point Hollow

  • Penny Layne

  • Pirates Cove

  • River Pointe

  • Saratoga

  • Spinnaker Cove

  • Waters Edge

  • Windsor Hollow

  • Woods at Cream Ridge

  • Woods at Massachusetts

Toms River NJ schools

Students in grades K through 12 attend the Toms River Regional Schools, a regional public school system which is the largest suburban school district in New Jersey. In addition to Toms River Township, the district incorporates the boroughs of Beachwood, Pine Beach and South Toms River.

Toms River Regional Schools includes twelve elementary schools, three intermediate schools which are among the largest in the state, and three high schools, which are Toms River High School South, Toms River High School North, and Toms River High School East.

In addition, Ocean County's only Catholic High School, Monsignor Donovan High School, is located in Toms River. Ocean County College, a two-year college with four-year options in cooperation with other NJ colleges and universities, is also located on Hooper Avenue in Toms River.

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