Barnegat Ocean County, New Jersey

Barnegat: Township of New Jersey

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Barnegat is a township located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,936 and a population density of 513 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 23,655 inhabitants.

The township was created 175 years ago in 1846.


Barnegat is located at 39°45'11"N 74°13'23"W (39.7531800, -74.2229200). It has 3 neighbors: Bass River, Lacey and Long Beach.

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Barnegat forecast: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. more

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Barnegat Quick Facts

Population : 23,655 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08005
Phone Area Codes : 609
Area : 40.78 km2
Altitude : 112 feet / 34 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1846 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:04:00 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 580 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.49% (2010-2019)
Weather : 82℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Barnegat has 3 neighbours.

  • Bass River township of New Jersey
  • Lacey township in Ocean County, New Jersey
  • Long Beach township in Ocean County, New Jersey


The population of Barnegat increased by 11.49% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,936 - census
2011 21,215 1.32% estimation process
2012 21,239 0.11% estimation process
2013 21,501 1.22% estimation process
2014 21,943 2.01% estimation process
2015 22,047 0.47% estimation process
2016 22,212 0.74% estimation process
2017 22,707 2.18% estimation process
2018 23,181 2.04% estimation process
2019 23,655 2% estimation process

Barnegat zip code is 08005. County name: Ocean, County fips: 34029

People born in Barnegat (4)

People born in Barnegat, including actress Heather McComb, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Henry R. Tilton, wrestler and coach Frank Molinaro, you can see a list of people who born in Barnegat.


College & universities near Barnegat

Code Name City ZIP
431716 Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River (NJ) 08753

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Barnegat

Code Name Address Type
EGH Egg Harbor City, New Jersey South Philadelphia Ave & Atlantic Ave OTHER
ABN Absecon Shore Road and Ohio Ave OTHER
ACY Atlantic City Rail Terminal 1 Atlantic City Expressway OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER

Other cities in Ocean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ocean County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 106,300 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Toms River 94,108 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,100 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Lacey 29,295 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Bayville 20,512
Point Pleasant 18,772 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,476 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Ocean Acres 16,142 Census-designated place in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Beachwood 11,312 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,111 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Pine Lake Park 8,707
Mystic Island 8,493
Crestwood Village 7,907 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Forked River 5,244 Census designated place in Lacey Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Point Pleasant Beach 4,551 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Leisure Village 4,400 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Barnegat distances to largest New Jersey cities

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