Tennent, New Jersey

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Tennent, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Tennent, New Jersey is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Tennent, New Jersey
Tennent, New Jersey
Tennent's location in Monmouth County (Inset: Monmouth County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 40°16′46″N 74°20′04″W / 40.27944°N 74.33444°W / 40.27944; -74.33444Coordinates: 40°16′46″N 74°20′04″W / 40.27944°N 74.33444°W / 40.27944; -74.33444
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Manalapan
Named for William Tennent
Elevation 89 ft (27 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 732/848
GNIS feature ID 881132[1]

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.[2] Tennent was also the center of a historic community of African Americans dating back to the early nineteenth century.[3]