Asbury Park, New Jersey facts for kids
|Asbury Park, New Jersey|
|City of Asbury Park|
|Nickname(s): The Dark City|
From Left: Asbury Park Convention Hall (image courtesy of Dave Frey), Main Street, Tillie, Cookman Ave, Old Heating Plant, Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel
Map of Asbury Park in Monmouth County, New Jersey, along the Atlantic Ocean (also see: full-state map).
|Incorporated||March 26, 1874|
|• Total||1.60 sq mi (4.1 km2)|
|• Land||1.43 sq mi (3.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)|
|Elevation||20 ft (6 m)|
|• Density||10,070/sq mi (3,930/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0874396|
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. It is next to the Atlantic Ocean on the Jersey Shore. Asbury Park is part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. In the 2010 United States Census, the city population was 16,116.
The city is known for music. Bruce Springsteen comes from the city and started his career there. The New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium called Asbury Park the sixth best beach in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches Contest.
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