Welcome to Oceanport
The Borough of Oceanport, incorporated in 1920,is a predominantly residential community along the shores of the Shrewsbury River.
Oceanport is home of Monmouth Park Racetrack and Fort Monmouth. Though only 3.2 square miles, Oceanport's nearly six thousand residents enjoy not only the Shrewsbury River, but various recreational sports programs, an active senior group and a true feeling of community.
Oceanport boasts various volunteer organizations who give countless man hours to our community making it a place residents are proud to call home.
Where has the summer gone? It seems like only weeks have passed since the snow extended school year ended and the summer really began. The Haskell Invitational was a great success for Monmouth Park and one of the many signs of a busy community that can be found around town.
NJ American Water Co. is extending mains to homes and streets where many wells exist. The Borough road program continued another phase on Port Au Peck Avenue, and the new Pavilion at Blackberry Bay Park is nearing completion. More homes are being raised each month and our recovery from Sandy continues to move forward. Several projects are underway at Fort Monmouth as interest increases in the former army base. We have already seen great progress on the Marina property as the structure is rebuilt and expanded into a new restaurant. The Marina opened on a rainy July 4th and many were treated to a close up view of the construction from the nearby tent. Continue reading...