Tennent, New Jersey
|Tennent, New Jersey|
|Named for||William Tennent|
|Elevation||89 ft (27 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||881132|
Tennent is an unincorporated community located within Manalapan Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Considered to be the historic center of Manalapan Township, Tennent is home to the Old Tennent Church and Old Tennent Cemetery. Reverend William Tennent (the church and area's namesake) served as pastor at the church for over 40 years. Tennent was also the center of a historic community of African Americans dating back to the early nineteenth century.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tennent, New Jersey
- Randall Gabrielan (1998). Monmouth County, New Jersey. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-6220-3. Retrieved June 25, 2011.
- Walter Greason (2010). The Path to Freedom: Black Families in New Jersey. The History Press. ISBN 978-1-59629-992-4. Retrieved December 7, 2011.
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