Old Bridge Township in Middlesex County, NJ, shares a border with New York and is just across the Raritan Bay from Staten Island. Centrally located in the New Jersey suburbs, it is 25 miles from Manhattan, 30 miles from Newark, and has quick access to the Garden State Parkway, Route 9, Route 18, and the New Jersey Turnpike.
As of the 2010 Census, there were 65,375 people residing within Old Bridge Township’s 40.7 square mile area. Brownville, Laurence Harbor, Madison Park, and Old Bridge CDP are census-designated places and unincorporated communities located within Old Bridge Township.
Old Bridge is considered a bedroom suburb of New York City. It was named as a contender for the title of one of the best places to live in the United States by Money magazine in both 2005 and 2007.
The Old Bridge Township Public Schools serve students in kindergarten through twelfth grade in 12 elementary schools, 2 middle schools for grades 6-8, and one high school for grades 9-12.
Some of the township’s major attractions include:
- Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
- Cheesequake State Park
- Laurence Harbor Beachfront
- Old Bridge Ice Arena
- Old Bridge Airport
- Numerous township parks that include: Veteran’s Park, Manino Park, Phillips Park, and Geick Park.