Manalapan township is located in Western Monmouth County. Manalapan, NJ is just 15 minutes to the Jersey shore, 60 minutes to Philadelphia and only 45 miles southwest of New York City.
The suburban setting of Manalapan appeals to many new residents.
The Battle of Monmouth was fought in 1778 on land that is now part of both Manalapan and Freehold Townships. Monmouth Battlefield State Park occupies 2,928 acres in the two townships. Manalapan borders Freehold, Marlboro, Millstone and Monroe Townships.
The town of Manalapan, NJ is headquarters for the The Monmouth County Library – which is located at 125 Symmes Drive across from Target and Wegmans – a regional supermarket chain that offers a high quality shopping experience & restaurant style prepared meals. Manalapan is also home to Sportika – a 170,000 square foot sports venue with indoor turf fields and corporate meeting rooms.