Adelphia, New Jersey

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Adelphia, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Adelphia, New Jersey is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Adelphia, New Jersey
Adelphia, New Jersey
Adelphia's location in Monmouth County (Inset: Monmouth County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 40°13′05″N 74°15′23″W / 40.21806°N 74.25639°W / 40.21806; -74.25639Coordinates: 40°13′05″N 74°15′23″W / 40.21806°N 74.25639°W / 40.21806; -74.25639
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Howell
Elevation 98 ft (30 m)
ZIP code 07710[1][2]
GNIS feature ID 0874260[3]

Adelphia is an unincorporated community located within Howell Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07710.[1]

Nomenclature[edit]

Prior to the community adapting its name from the Greek word for 'brotherhood' (adelphia), the area was previously known as Turkey. The only remnants of Turkey happen to lie within the title of a nearby county park, Turkey Swamp Park.

Geography and demographics[edit]

The community of Adelphia has a total area of 35.41 km² (22 mi²) and a population of 17,000 (est.) people.[4] The area is composed of various portions of Howell Township, New Jersey, and reaches into portions of Colts Neck Township, Farmingdale, and Freehold Township.

Education[edit]

Adelphia is the home of the Talmudical Academy of Central New Jersey, Howell Memorial Middle School and Adelphia School. Students from K-5 attend Adelphia School, students from 6-8 attend Howell Memorial Middle School, and students from 9-12 either attend Howell High School, Freehold Township High School or Colts Neck High School, depending on their location within the district.

The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station of Rutgers University is also situated in Adelphia.[5]

Transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit provides bus transportation to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on the 139 route and to both Jersey City and Newark on the 64 and 67 routes.[6]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Adelphia has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

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