Located in Ocean County, Brick Township is partly situated on the mainland and partially located on the Barnegat Peninsula, which separates Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. Brick Township’s population of over 75,000 people makes it New Jersey’s 13th largest municipality and the 3rd largest municipality in Ocean County. The town was named in 1850 after Joseph Brick, who owned the Bergen Iron Works, located on the Metedeconk River.
Besides its obvious waterfront beauty, Brick is known for its sense of community. The famous Brick Farmer’s Market draws visitors from around the state every year looking for farm-fresh produce, locally made baked goods, and craft items. There are plenty of scenic bike and walking paths along the many beachfront parks. In addition, Nearby wildlife and bird preserves provide a great opportunity for a family outing. The Brick Township Recreation Department offers high-quality recreational facilities and plenty of programs for kids like team sports, social and cultural classes, and events.
For families looking for stellar schools, Brick Township checks that box. Brick public schools score high ratings and offer a well-rounded curriculum focused on the well-being and social development of its students. The athletics program is well known in the area, as well as its music and arts offerings.
Brick does not lack in shopping or dining choices and is home to some of the most unique restaurants in the Barnegat Bay area. You will find a little bit of everything in this area and could dine on a different cuisine every night for weeks without getting bored. As for shopping, you will find all the big-name stores in several various shopping centers, as well as locally owned boutiques and specialty shops.
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