Cliffwood, New Jersey

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Cliffwood, New Jersey
Unincorporated town
Cliffwood, New Jersey is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey
Cliffwood's location in Monmouth County (Inset: Monmouth County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 40°26′12″N 74°14′23″W / 40.43667°N 74.23972°W / 40.43667; -74.23972Coordinates: 40°26′12″N 74°14′23″W / 40.43667°N 74.23972°W / 40.43667; -74.23972
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Aberdeen
Elevation 59 ft (18 m)
ZIP code 07721
GNIS feature ID 0875496[1]

Cliffwood is an unincorporated community located within Aberdeen Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07721.

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07721 was 2,573.

Geography[edit]

Cliffwood is located southwest of Route 35 and is bounded by Matawan on the south and Old Bridge Township on the northwest. Matawan Creek borders Cliffwood to the southeast. River Gardens, a community along Matawan Creek, is served by Zip Code 07735.

Education[edit]

Cliffwood, as a part of Aberdeen, is served by the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[2]) are Cambridge Park Developmental Learning Center[3] (Preschool; 95 students), Cliffwood Elementary School[4] (K-3; 333), Ravine Drive Elementary School[5] (K-3; 373), Strathmore Elementary School[6] (K-3; 505), Lloyd Road Elementary School[7] (4-5; 570), Matawan Aberdeen Middle School[8] (6 - 8; 830) and Matawan Regional High School[9] (9 - 12; 1,117).[10] The MARSD Central Offices are located at 1 Crest Way, in Aberdeen.

Cliffwood is home to Cliffwood Elementary School. On January 26, 1855 tobacco magnate David Hunter McAlpin sold, for $50.00, 0.5 acres (0.20 ha) of land to the Trustees of the Matavan School District No. 1. for school purposes.[11] This remains a part of the campus of the Cliffwood Elementary School. The Matawan Aberdeen Middle School is also located in Cliffwood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cliffwood". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 
  2. ^ School Data for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ Cambridge Park Developmental Learning Center, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ Cliffwood Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  5. ^ Ravine Drive Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  6. ^ Strathmore Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  7. ^ Lloyd Road Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  8. ^ Matawan Aberdeen Middle School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  9. ^ Matawan Regional High School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 5, 2013.
  11. ^ Monmouth County Deed Book M6, page 242

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