Marlboro Township is located in Monmouth County, NJ and is 42 miles from New York City and 62 miles to Philadelphia. Many Marlboro residents commute to NYC. There are several sheltered bus stops along the Route 9 Corridor and NJ Transit offers transportation to The Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC. NJ Transit also provides rail service via the North Jersey Coast LIne to New York’s Penn Station. The nearest train station is Aberdeen-Matawan location and only a few minutes from Marlboro.
For many years, Marlboro was called Marlborough, however, there is no documentation on when it was changed. According to history, the name Marlboro came from the discovery of marl on a farm in 1768. If you are a new resident of Marlboro, NJ, you may find answers to many of the questions in this New Resident Guide.