Berkeley Township was incorporated in 1875.
The township has approximately 35 miles of shoreline comprised of roughly 10 miles of oceanfront, 18 miles of bay frontage and 8 miles of creek, stream and river frontage. The two major north-south routes through the township are the Garden State Parkway and U.S. Route 9. Housing consists primarily of single-family homes of post-war Ranch and Cape Cod styles, with newer subdivisions and retirement communities constructed over the last 30 years. The township also contains a number of housing developments on lagoons and has a significant number of residences that are utilized as summer homes.
Nearby Towns: Beachwood Boro • Island Heights Boro • Lacey Twp • Pine Beach Boro • Toms River Twp •