Lakewood Township, New Jersey

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Lakewood Township, New Jersey
Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew:בית מדרש גבוה) is the world's largest yeshiva outside the State of Israel.[1][2]
Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew:בית מדרש גבוה) is the world's largest yeshiva outside the State of Israel.[1][2]
Map of Lakewood Township in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County highlighted in the State of 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
Census Bureau map of Lakewood Township, New Jersey
Lakewood is located in Ocean County, New Jersey
Lakewood
Lakewood
Location in Ocean County
Lakewood is located in New Jersey
Lakewood
Lakewood
Location in New Jersey
Lakewood is located in the United States
Lakewood
Lakewood
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 40°04′37″N 74°12′01″W / 40.077041°N 74.200383°W / 40.077041; -74.200383Coordinates: 40°04′37″N 74°12′01″W / 40.077041°N 74.200383°W / 40.077041; -74.200383[3][4]
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyOcean
IncorporatedMarch 23, 1892
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • BodyTownship Committee
 • MayorRaymond Coles (D) (term ends December 31, 2019)[5][6]
 • ManagerPatrick Donnelly (interim)[7]
 • Municipal clerkKathryn Hutchinson[8]
Area
 • Total24.982 sq mi (64.703 km2)
 • Land24.577 sq mi (63.653 km2)
 • Water0.405 sq mi (1.050 km2)  1.62%
Area rank108th of 566 in state
12th of 33 in county[3]
Elevation49 ft (15 m)
Population
 • Total92,843
 • Estimate 
(2018)[14]
104,157
 • Rank5th of 566 in state
1st of 33 in county
298th in U.S. (2018)
 • Density3,777.7/sq mi (1,458.6/km2)
 • Density rank165th of 566 in state
5th of 33 in county[15]
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP code
Area code732[18]
FIPS code[3][19][20]34-38550
GNIS ID[3][19][20]882076
Websitewww.lakewoodnj.gov

Lakewood Township is the most populous township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of 2018, the municipality had a population of approximately 104,157 residents.

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 2010 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey County Subdivisions, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 21, 2015.
  4. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. Committee Members, Lakewood Township. Accessed January 8, 2017.
  6. 2018 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
  7. Municipal Manager, Township of Lakewood. Accessed October 27, 2018.
  8. Township Clerk, Township of Lakewood. Accessed July 26, 2016.
  9. 2012 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, March 2013, p. 103.
  10. "Township of Lakewood". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  11. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Lakewood township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 3, 2012.
  12. Municipalities Grouped by 2011-2020 Legislative Districts, New Jersey Department of State, p. 13. Accessed January 6, 2013.
  13. 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.
  14. PEPANNRES - Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018 - 2018 Population Estimates for New Jersey municipalities, United States Census Bureau. Accessed May 27, 2019.
  15. GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  16. Look Up a ZIP Code for Lakewood, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed September 5, 2011.
  17. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed September 14, 2013.
  18. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Lakewood, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed September 14, 2013.
  19. 19.0 19.1 "Township of Lakewood (Ocean County, New Jersey)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 15, 2014.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "FIPS55 Data: New Jersey". United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 15, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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