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Encyclopedia > Lakewood Township, New Jersey
Lakewood, New Jersey
Map of Lakewood Township in Ocean County
Map of Lakewood Township in Ocean County
Coordinates: 40°4′58″N 74°12′34″W / 40.08278, -74.20944
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Ocean
Area
 - Total 25.1 sq mi (65.0 km²)
 - Land 24.8 sq mi (64.3 km²)
 - Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km²)
Elevation 52 ft (16 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 60,352
 - Density 2,431.8/sq mi (938.9/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08701
Area code(s) 732
FIPS code 34-38550GR2
GNIS feature ID 0882076GR3

Lakewood Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 60,352. Lakewood is an urban center serving Northern Ocean and Southern Monmouth Counties. Image File history File links Ocean_County_New_Jersey_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Lakewood_Highlighted. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... This article is about the U.S. state. ... List of New Jersey counties: New Jersey counties Atlantic County: formed in 1837 from part of Gloucester County. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... Area code 732 was created on 1 June 1997, as the result of a split in New Jersey area code 908, and became mandatory on 6 December of that year. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ...


Lakewood was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1892, from portions of Brick Township. Portions of Howell Township in Monmouth County were annexed to Lakewood Township in 1929.[1] The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Map of Howell Township in Monmouth County Driving down the back roads in Howell, NJ. Howell is a Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ...


Lakewood is one of the hubs of Orthodox Judaism and is home to one of the largest yeshivas in the world. The large Orthodox population, comprising nearly half of the township's population, wields considerable political clout in Lakewood Township, commanding a block of about 10,000 votes.[2] Orthodox Judaism is the formulation of Judaism that adheres to a relatively strict interpretation and application of the laws and ethics first canonised in the Talmudic texts (Oral Torah) and as subsequently developed and applied by the later authorities known as the Gaonim, Rishonim, and Acharonim. ... This article is about the Jewish male educational system. ...


Lakewood CDP (2000 Census population of 36,065), Leisure Village (1,785) and Leisure Village East (1,594) are census-designated places and unincorporated areas located within Lakewood Township. Map of Lakewood CDP in Ocean County Lakewood CDP is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Lakewood Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Leisure Village is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... Leisure Village East is a census-designated place located in Ocean County, New Jersey. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Unincorporated areas in the state of New Jersey are communities that are part of one or more incorporated municipalities. ...

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History

Lakewood was known as one of the New York City region's winter resorts at the turn of the 1900's. This was due to a pocket of climate that was 3 to 5 degrees warmer than the City. Its Lake Carasaljo and surrounding pine tree made for a picturesque holiday. The Rockefeller family had an estate which has been turned into Ocean County Park. The Jay Gould Estate is now Georgian Court College.[3] Parts of The Amityville Horror were filmed there.[4] New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Rockefeller family, the family of John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) (Senior) and his brother William Rockefeller (1841-1922), is an American industrial, banking, philanthropic, and political family of German American origin that made the worlds largest private fortune in the oil business during the late 19th and early... Jay Gould (1836-1892) Jason Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was an American financier. ... The Amityville Horror - A True Story is a best-selling book by the author Jay Anson, published in September 1977. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 65.1 km² (25.1 mi²). 64.3 km² (24.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (1.19%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 7,869
1940 8,502 8.0%
1950 10,809 27.1%
1960 16,020 48.2%
1970 25,233 57.5%
1980 38,464 52.4%
1990 45,048 17.1%
2000 60,352 34.0%
Est. 2006 69,606 [5] 15.3%
Population 1930 - 1990.[6]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 60,352 people, 19,876 households, and 13,356 families residing in the township. The population density was 938.8/km² (2,431.8/mi²). There were 21,214 housing units at an average density of 330.0/km² (854.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 78.77% White, 12.05% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.61% from other races, and 2.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.80% of the population. There were 19,876 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.64. The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twentieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 15.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $35,634, and the median income for a family was $43,806. Males had a median income of $38,967 versus $26,645 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,700. About 15.7% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.9% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Local government

Lakewood's Township Committee is a five-member committee elected in staggered three-year terms. The township committee exercises all legislative power of the township, except in matters of health, which are done at the Board of Health. In addition, the Committee appoints members to many boards, commissions, and committees. Each member of the township committee serves as a liaison to different divisions, departments, and committees.


The mayor, elected from among the members of the committee, presides at meetings and performs other such duties as the Township Committee may prescribe. The mayor has the power to appoint subcommittees with the consent of the committee. When authorized, he or she executes documents on behalf of the township, makes proclamations concerning holidays and events of interest, and exercises ceremonial power of the Township and other powers conferred upon him by law.


The Mayor of Lakewood Township is Ray Coles (D, term ends December 31, 2008). Other Township Committee members are Deputy Mayor Meir Lichtenstein (D, 2009), Charles Cunliffe (D, 2008), Menashe Miller (R, 2009) and State Senator Robert Singer (R, 2007).[7][8] A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Meir Lichtenstein is the Mayor of the Township of Lakewood, Ocean County New Jersey. ... GOP redirects here. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ...


On Election Day, November 7, 2006, incumbent Township Committee members Democrat Meir Lichtenstein and Republican Menashe Miller easily won reelection to office in a field of five candidates.[9] is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Lakewood Township is in the Fourth Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 30th Legislative District.[10]


New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Mercer County, Monmouth County and Ocean County, is represented by Christopher Smith (R). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Fourth Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Chris Smith. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1694 Seat Mount Holly Area  - Total  - Water 2,122 km² (819 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 1. ... {{Infobox U.S. CoiirjhtfnEGEYWnfv state = New Jersey | seal = Mc-m f seal. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Christopher Henry Smith (born March 4, 1953, in Rahway, New Jersey) is an American Republican Party politician, who is a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th District of New Jersey (map). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is a businessman and Democratic Party politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Bob Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic Senator from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


The 30th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Robert Singer (R, Lakewood Township) and in the Assembly by Ronald S. Dancer (R, Jackson Township) and Joseph R. Malone (R, Bordentown). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Legislature convene at the State House building in Trenton. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer Ronald S. Dancer (born May 31, 1949) has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2002 and represents the 30th legislative district. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Jackson Township, named after Andrew Jackson, is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Assemblyman Joseph R. Malone Joseph R. Malone (born October 1, 1949) has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 1993 and represents the 30th legislative district. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... See also: Bordentown Township, New Jersey The City of Bordentown highlighted in Burlington County. ... Jon Corzine 54th Governor of New Jersey; Incumbent Christine Christie Todd Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the Governor of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Ocean County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Ocean County's Freeholders are: John C. Bartlett Jr., John P. Kelly, James F. Lacey, Gerry P. Little and Joseph H. Vicari. Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ... John C. Bartlett Jr. ... John P. Kelly serves on the Board of Chosen Freeholders in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... James F. Lacey serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... Gerry P. Little serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ... Joseph H. Vicari serves on the Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. ...


Education

The Lakewood School District is broken up into three different stages of schooling. (2004-05 enrollment data is from the National Center for Education Statistics). Students from K-6 attend one of the district's four Elementary Schools: Oak Street School, with 941 students; Spruce Street School, with 637 students; Clifton Avenue School, with 763 students; and Ella G. Clarke School, with 963 students (including pre-K). In grades 7 and 8 children attend Lakewood Middle School, which has 739 students. For grades 9-12 students attend Lakewood High School, with an enrollment of 1,317 students. The Lakewood School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Lakewood Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), as part of the U.S. Department of Education, collects, analyzes, and publishes statistics on education and public school district finance information in the United States; conducts studies on international comparisons of education statistics; and provides leadership in developing and promoting the use... Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... Lakewood High School is a secondary school in Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey. ...


Georgian Court University is a private, Roman Catholic university located on the shores of Lake Carasaljo. Founded in 1908 by the Sisters of Mercy as a women's college, the school's strong emphasis on education for women continues, with women comprising 88% of the student population in Fall 2006. Sunken Garden and Lagoon Georgian Court University is a private Mercy university located in Lakewood, New Jersey, near the popular Jersey Shore and in between New York City and Philadelphia. ... Catholic Church redirects here. ... A man-made lake in the center of Lakewood Township, New Jersey, Lake Carasaljo and its sister, Lake Manetta, were created by the damming a northern tributary of the Metedeconk River in 1883, when Lakewood was the site of the Bergen Iron Works. ... The Religious Order of the Sisters of Mercy (RSM) is an order of Catholic women founded by Catherine McAuley in Dublin, Ireland in 1831. ...


There are many Yeshivas and Jewish day schools catering to the Orthodox Jewish community, with thousands of children enrolled. Beth Medrash Govoha, the largest Yeshiva (Rabbinical Academy) in North America, is also located in Lakewood. In addition, there are at least two Christian schools in Lakewood - the non-denominational Calvary Academy [1], and the Roman Catholic affiliated Holy Family School. The former serves grades K-12, while the latter serves youth from pre-school through 8th grade. This article is about the Jewish male educational system. ... A Jewish day school is a modern Jewish educational institution that is designed to provide Jewish children with both a Jewish and a secular education in one school on a full time basis, hence its name of day school meaning a school that the students attend for an entire... Beth Medrash Govoha (Hebrew: בית מדרש גבוה) is the largest Talmudical Academy in the United States. ... This article is about the Jewish male educational system. ... Catholic schools are education ministries of the Roman Catholic Church. ...


Attractions

The Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum, on the campus of of Georgian Court University, in Lakewood, New Jersey, USA, was once the landscaped park for the winter home of George Jay Gould, millionaire son of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. ... Sunken Garden and Lagoon Georgian Court University is a private Mercy university located in Lakewood, New Jersey, near the popular Jersey Shore and in between New York City and Philadelphia. ... FirstEnergy Park is a stadium in Lakewood, New Jersey. ... League South Atlantic League Division Northern Division Year founded 2001 Major League affiliation Philadelphia Phillies Home ballpark FirstEnergy Park Previous home ballparks City Lakewood, New Jersey Current uniform colors navy blue, red Previous uniform colors Logo design A swimming blue crab with a baseball bobbing in front of it. ... The South Atlantic League is a minor league baseball league which operates mostly in the southeastern United States, although it now has teams in New Jersey and Ohio. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils...

Notable residents

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References

  1. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 203.
  2. ^ U.S. gets another Orthodox mayor, Chicago Jewish Community Online, July 11, 2006. Accessed April 13, 2007. "Orthodox Jews make up nearly half of the village's 70,000 residents, and they often vote as a bloc, with a council of leaders determining whom they should support."
  3. ^ History of Lakewood, accessed October 19, 2006.
  4. ^ The Amityville Horror, Dread Central. Accessed October 19, 2006.
  5. ^ Census data for Lakewood township, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 30, 2007.
  6. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network. Accessed March 1, 2007.
  7. ^ Lakewood Township Committee, Lakewood Township. Accessed January 3, 2007.
  8. ^ 2007 Elected Officials of Ocean County, Ocean County, New Jersey. p. 5. Accessed August 14, 2007.
  9. ^ Lichtenstein, Miller return to Lakewood's committee, Asbury Park Press, November 8, 2006.
  10. ^ 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, New Jersey League of Women Voters, p. 59. Accessed August 30, 2006.
  11. ^ Cul-de-Sac Cred, The New York Times by Rob Walker, July 10, 2005. "Marc Milecofsky grew up in Lakewood, N.J., about an hour and a half south of Manhattan."
  12. ^ Bennett, Don. "Historic house to be razed", Ocean County Observer, February 13, 2003. Accessed July 30, 2007. "Jack Rutledge, an attorney from Beachwood, offered him $500 and whatever he could negotiate off the $55,000 asking price to buy the house for the late Robert Schmertz of Lakewood."
  13. ^ The Nuggets interviews: J.R. Smith, Denver Post, February 11, 2007. "J.R. Smith had his parents and a big family growing up, which helped get him through the mean streets of Lakewood, N.J."

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Lakewood Township, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (966 words)
Lakewood CDP (2000 Census population of 36,065), Leisure Village (1,785) and Leisure Village East (1,594) are census-designated places and unincorporated areas located within Lakewood Township.
The Mayor of Lakewood Township is Mayor Meir Lichtenstein.
New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Mercer County, Monmouth County and Ocean County, is represented by Christopher Smith (R).
New Jersey - definition of New Jersey in Encyclopedia (2185 words)
New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware, and on the west by Pennsylvania (the latter two across the Delaware River.) Prominent geographic features include:
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2003, the population of New Jersey was 8,638,396.
The New Jersey Turnpike is one of the best-known roadways in New Jersey.
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