Jackson Township, New Jersey

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Jackson Township, New Jersey
Township
Map of Jackson Township in Ocean County
Coordinates: 40°6′29″N 74°19′46″W / 40.10806°N 74.32944°W / 40.10806; -74.32944Coordinates: 40°6′29″N 74°19′46″W / 40.10806°N 74.32944°W / 40.10806; -74.32944
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Ocean
Incorporated March 6, 1844
Government
 • Type Township (New Jersey)
 • Mayor Mark Seda (2010)
Area
 • Total 100.8 sq mi (261.1 km2)
 • Land 100.1 sq mi (259.1 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation[1] 92 ft (28 m)
Population (2006)
 • Total 52,305
 • Density 427.9/sq mi (165.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08527
Area code(s) 732
FIPS code 34-34680[2]
GNIS feature ID 0882079[3]

Jackson Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. The Township of Jackson was named after Andrew Jackson.[source?] About 43,000 people lived there as of the year 2002.

References[change | edit source]

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Township of Jackson, Geographic Names Information System, accessed January 4, 2008.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.