Lakewood Township, New Jersey
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Lakewood Township, New Jersey
Map of Lakewood Township in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Lakewood Township, New Jersey
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||March 23, 1892|
|• Body||Township Committee|
|• Mayor||Raymond Coles (D) (term ends December 31, 2019)|
|• Manager||Patrick Donnelly (interim)|
|• Municipal clerk||Kathryn Hutchinson|
|• Total||24.982 sq mi (64.703 km2)|
|• Land||24.577 sq mi (63.653 km2)|
|• Water||0.405 sq mi (1.050 km2) 1.62%|
|Area rank||108th of 566 in state|
12th of 33 in county
|Elevation||49 ft (15 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||5th of 566 in state|
1st of 33 in county
298th in U.S. (2018)
|• Density||3,777.7/sq mi (1,458.6/km2)|
|• Density rank||165th of 566 in state|
5th of 33 in county
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))|
References[change | change source]
- Steve Strunsky (April 16, 2019). "Lakewood yeshiva looks to use old golf course for new campus". New Jersey On-Line LLC. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
Beth Medrash Gohova is said to be the world’s largest Jewish-affiliated university outside of Israel.
- Stephen Stirling. "10 ways Lakewood is unlike anywhere else in N.J." NJ Advance Media. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
The sea change can be pinned to one event: The founding of the Beth Medrash Govoha yeshiva in the mid-20th century. The Orthodox Jewish community has set down roots en masse around the religious school, which is now the largest yeshiva in North America.
- 2010 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey County Subdivisions, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 21, 2015.
- US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- Committee Members, Lakewood Township. Accessed January 8, 2017.
- 2018 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
- Municipal Manager, Township of Lakewood. Accessed October 27, 2018.
- Township Clerk, Township of Lakewood. Accessed July 26, 2016.
- 2012 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, March 2013, p. 103.
- "Township of Lakewood". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
- DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Lakewood township, Ocean County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 3, 2012.
- Municipalities Grouped by 2011-2020 Legislative Districts, New Jersey Department of State, p. 13. Accessed January 6, 2013.
- Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for Lakewood township Archived 2012-05-13 at the Wayback Machine, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed January 3, 2012.
- PEPANNRES - Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018 - 2018 Population Estimates for New Jersey municipalities Archived February 13, 2020, at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 27, 2019.
- GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 5, 2013.
- Look Up a ZIP Code for Lakewood, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed September 5, 2011.
- Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed September 14, 2013.
- Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Lakewood, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed September 14, 2013.
- "Township of Lakewood (Ocean County, New Jersey)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 15, 2014.
- "FIPS55 Data: New Jersey". United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 15, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lakewood Township, New Jersey.|
- Lakewood Township website
- Lakewood School District
- Lakewood School District's 2014–15 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- School Data for the Lakewood School District, National Center for Education Statistics
- Lakewood Branch of Ocean County Library
- Lakewood Township Police Department