Why live in Freehold Borough
The Borough is 1.9 square miles and located in Monmouth County, NJ. Freehold Borough is filled with many historical attractions dating back to the Revolutionary War era. Beautiful Victorian style homes sit on shady tree-lined streets. In 1824, the American Hotel opened on West Main St., where it still stands today, as does the Freehold Racetrack which opened in 1853. Downtown Freehold offers wonderful restaurants and is frequently the site for outdoor concerts, events, parades and a summertime farmers’ market. The town is known for its sense of community and diversity.
Bruce Springsteen grew up in Freehold Borough. He lived in 3 different homes within the Borough and has stated that Freehold Boro played a vital role in his inspiration for writing.
The New York Times has referred to Freehold Borough as “a hole in the doughnut” because it is surrounded by the Township of the same name.
Students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend Freehold High School, which is part of The Freehold Regional High School District. The Freehold Regional High School District also serves students from Colts Neck Township, Englishtown, Farmingdale, Howell, Freehold Township, Manalapan and Marlboro Township. Students from The Borough can apply to participate in one of the Freehold Regional Learning Center Magnet programs within these six schools.
Find out more about downtown Freehold here: https://downtownfreehold.com/