Cliffwood, New Jersey

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Cliffwood, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Cliffwood as seen from Cliffwood Avenue (CR 6A)
Cliffwood as seen from Cliffwood Avenue (CR 6A)
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)
Cliffwood, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey (New Jersey)
Cliffwood, New Jersey is located in the US
Cliffwood, New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey
Cliffwood, New Jersey (the US)
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[1] 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010 Census)[2]
 • Total 2,974
ZIP code 07721
GNIS feature ID 0875496[1]

Cliffwood is an unincorporated community located within Aberdeen Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.[3] The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07721.

As of the 2010 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07721 was 2,974.[2]

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. 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 0.5 acres (0.20 ha) of land for $50.00 to the Trustees of the Matavan School District No. 1. for school purposes.[4] This remains a part of the campus of the Cliffwood Elementary School. The Matawan Aberdeen Middle School is also located in Cliffwood.

Notable people[edit]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Cliffwood include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cliffwood". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 
  2. ^ a b DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 from the 2010 Demographic Profile Data for ZCTA5 07721, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed February 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Monmouth County Deed Book M6, page 242
  5. ^ Jay Bellamy, NJSports.com. Accessed March 14, 2018. "Jay Bellamy was born July 8, 1972 in Perth Amboy. He grew up in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen, where he distinguished himself in youth sports leagues with his remarkable strength and speed."