Long Branch, New Jersey

city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States

Long Branch is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 30,719.

Long Branch, New Jersey
City of Long Branch
Church of the Presidents
Church of the Presidents
Nickname(s): 
The First Seaside Resort, Friendly City
Motto(s): 
Tide In
Map of Long Branch in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in New Jersey.
Map of Long Branch in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Long Branch, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Long Branch, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°17′43″N 73°59′24″W / 40.295372°N 73.989899°W / 40.295372; -73.989899Coordinates: 40°17′43″N 73°59′24″W / 40.295372°N 73.989899°W / 40.295372; -73.989899[1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
CountyMonmouth
IncorporatedApril 11, 1867 (as Long Branch Commission)
ReincorporatedApril 8, 1903 (as city)
Named for"long branch" of Shrewsbury River
Government
 • TypeFaulkner Act (mayor–council)
 • BodyCity Council
 • MayorJohn Pallone (term ends June 30, 2022)[2]
 • AdministratorGeorge Jackson[3]
 • Municipal clerkKathy L. Schmelz[4]
Area
 • Total6.29 sq mi (16.28 km2)
 • Land5.12 sq mi (13.27 km2)
 • Water1.16 sq mi (3.01 km2)  18.49%
Area rank250th of 565 in state
17th of 53 in county
Elevation23 ft (7 m)
Population
 • Total30,719
 • Estimate 
(2019)
30,241
 • Rank71st of 566 in state
6th of 53 in county[9]
 • Density5,824.4/sq mi (2,248.8/km2)
 • Density rank88th of 566 in state
9th of 53 in county
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Code
Area code(s)732/848[12]
FIPS code3402541310[13][14]
GNIS feature ID0885285[5][15]
Websitewww.visitlongbranch.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  2. 2020 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed February 1, 2020.
  3. Administration, City of Long Branch. Accessed April 1, 2020.
  4. City Clerk, City of Long Branch. Accessed April 1, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 2019 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 1, 2020.
  6. "City of Long Branch". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  7. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Long Branch city, Monmouth County, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 3, 2012.
  8. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for Long Branch city Archived 2014-08-28 at the Wayback Machine, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed July 3, 2012.
  9. GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State – County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 14, 2012.
  10. Look Up a ZIP Code for Long Branch, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed July 3, 2012.
  11. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed September 17, 2013.
  12. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for Long Branch, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed September 17, 2013.
  13. U.S. Census website , United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  14. Geographic codes for New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed September 1, 2019.
  15. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.