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Ocean County is one of the New Jersey's County in the U.S. state along the Jersey Shore. Toms River is the seat of the county as well as, one of the fastest growing areas of the state since 1990. According to the 2010 United States statistics, the county population is 576,567. Ocean County for the 2000 Census, the population of the county, with 510,916 residents, and the rate of growth is the most rapid increase in the second-highest number in the state of New Jersey is growing. Ocean County was founded in 1891 when it seceded from Burlington Little Egg Harbor Township, except for the county by the County of Monmouth, and was formed in 1850 from parts. Ocean County is New Jersey's Pine Barrens, the largest protected pieces of land on the east coast is a way.

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  South Toms River Information   Stafford Information   Surf City Information
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      Ocean County Demographics
Ocean County Total Population is 570,000
Ocean County Male Population is 270,000
Ocean County Female Population is 300,000
Ocean County White Non-Hispanic Alone Population is 87.0%
Ocean County Hispanic or Latino Population is 6.0%
Ocean County Black Non-Hispanic Alone Population is 3.0%
Ocean County Asian alone Population is 1.0%
Ocean County Two or more races Population is 0.8%

      Ocean County Education
Ocean County College is community college for two years, total Ocean county colleges are 19 network of the state of New Jersey. Toms River is in school and was established in 1964. Georgian Court University of millionaire George Jay Gould I'm in Lakewood, the son of railroad tycoon Jay Gould estate, the former in the winter, which opened in 1908 is a private Roman Catholic Sisters of Mercy of the college. Lakewood has also one of the world's largest yeshivas Beth Medrash Govoha, a Haredi Yeshiva. The largest suburban school district in the state and county has Toms River Regional Schools. In addition to multiple public high schools in the County Ocean County Vocational Technical School District, also known as an extensive career in the high school program.

      Ocean County Tourism
There are number of tourist attractions in Ocean County. Ocean County has Jersey Shore, Seaside Heights and Point Pleasant Beach including the communities and oceanfront boardwalk along the Atlantic coast, including hotels and resorts, with a wide stretch. There is Six Flags Great Adventure it is America's largest Six Flags theme park and the county has the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster in the past Kingda Ka. Park and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in New Jersey's largest water park, and Six Flags Wild Safari, the largest drive outside Africa - through animal safari has. There is New Jersey's Pine Barrens in the northeast gateway the county has also many state parks in Ocean County. Ocean County also Toms River Ocean County Mall, and FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood BlueClaws, Class A-affiliate of the home of the Philadelphia Phillies.

      Ocean County Transportation
Ocean County has through the number of main roads. State routes are that go through Route 13, Route 35, Route 37, Route 70, Route 88 and Route 166. Other major routes through the U.S. Route 9 and the Garden State Parkway, and Interstate 195 (I-195 in Jackson County through the interstate is the only ocean). There are county transit system and the Department of Transportation Services, Ocean Ride, two main services in the county. Reserve-A-Ride offers door-to-door and non-emergency medical transportation services for seniors above 60 years age and person with disabilities. This service is based on the advanced registration is provided mainly by sea to destinations within the county.

      Ocean County Neighboring Counties
Atlantic County
Burlington County
Monmouth County

      Ocean County College and University
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey, USA - 2,000 Students
Ocean County College,Toms River, New Jersey, USA - 9,000 Students

      Ocean County Tourist Attractions
Robert J. Novins Planetarium
Ocean County Mall
River Cruises
Six Flags Great AdventureSix Flags Great Adventure
Popcorn Park Zoo
Naval Air Engineering Station
Barnegat Lighthouse
Deep SeaFishing
Fantasy Island
Holgate Wildlife Sanctuary
Surflight Theater
Thundering Surf
Colliers Mills Wildlife Sanctuary
New Egypt Speedway
Deep Sea Fishing
Jenkinson's Aquarium
River Cruises
Boardwalk & Attractions
Dentzel/Looff Carousel
Water Works

      Ocean County Libraries
Ocean County Library, Headquarters Toms River, New Jersey

      Ocean County Museums
Barnegat Historic Heritage Village
Barnegat Light Historical Society Museum
Barnegat Lighthouse
Berkeley Historical Museum
Charles and Anna Hankins Museum
Church of the Presidents (New Jersey)
Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum
Havens Homestead Museum
Island Heights Cottage Museum
John F. Peto Studio Museum
Lacey Schoolhouse Museum
Lakehurst Historical Society Museum
Lakewood Heritage Commission Museum
Little Red Schoolhouse Museum
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
Long Beach Island Museum
Loveland Homestead Museum
Museum of New Jersey Maritime History
Navy Lakehurst Information Center
New Egypt Museum
New Jersey Museum of Boating
Ocean County Museum
Ocean Gate Museum
Point Pleasant Historical Society Museum
Prospertown Schoolhouse Museum
Shore Institute for Contemporary Art
Stafford Township Heritage Park
Toms River Maritime Museum
Tuckerton Seaport
Waterhouse Museum

      Ocean County Parks
Cedar Bridge Tavern
Lochiel Creek County Park
Jake's Branch County Park
Berkeley Island County Park
Mill Creek County Park
Robert J. Miller Airpark
Off Leash Dog Area
Florence T. Allen Conservation Area
Patriots' County Field Sports Complex
Eno's Pond County Park
Metedeconk River Conservation Area
Lake Shenandoah County Park and
Sports Complex
Ocean County Park
Off Leash Dog Area
Freedom Fields County Park
Mantoloking Bridge Fishing Pier
Wells Mills County Park
Beaver Dam Creek County Park
Gull Island County Park/Conservation Area
A. Paul King County Park
Cattus Island County Park
Parks Administrative Offices
Riverfront Landing County Park
E.B Leone Conservation Area
Stanley Tip Seaman County Park

      Ocean County Religious
Ocean County Catholic Church Population is 80%
Ocean County Mainline Protestant Denominations Population is 12%
Ocean County Other Population is 9%

      Ocean County Government
The Ocean County is governed by Board of Chosen Freeholders voters in partisan elections and staggered three-year term of five members elected at large. County's Freeholders administrative and policy making powers of the ocean and some of the $ 50,000 paid in salary and further betterments. Ocean County Clerk and the County also elect a surrogate of a constitutional office location.

      Ocean County Geography
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, County total area 915.40 square miles, 628.78 square miles (1,628.5 km 2) is land and 286.62 square miles (742.3 km 2) (31.31 to square miles (2,370.9 km 2) of water. Beach County is too much, and the coast is flat. 106 is the number of days with any precipitation. The Beach Haven, Ship Bottom, Surf City, Harvey Cedars and Barnegat Light are the most popular beaches. Ocean County, NJ, 45 inches of rain per year and receives. An average of 37 in the U.S. 25 inches of snowfall per year.

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