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Eatontown Borough


Eatontown Borough Hall is located at 47 Broad Street, Eatontown NJ 07724; phone: 732-389-7612. Incorporated as a township in 1873, Eatontown was reincorporated as a borough in 1926.

Eatontown takes its name from Thomas Eaton who settled here about 1670, having emigrated from Goodhurst, Kent County, England. He built a house here where he lived until his death in 1688. His son, John Eaton, served in the New Jersey State Legislature from 1723 until 1750. By 1834 Eatontown contained about 30 houses, half a dozen store, a post office, a grist mill and an academy. [1]

  1. Franklin Ellis, History of Monmouth County, New Jersey, R. T. Pech & Co., Philadelphia, 1885.
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