Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey facts for kids

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Marlboro, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Marlboro as seen from Route 79
Marlboro as seen from Route 79
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Marlboro
Elevation 167 ft (51 m)
GNIS feature ID 878130

Marlboro is an unincorporated community located within Marlboro Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

The settlement is located along Route 79 north of its interchange with Route 18.

Marlboro was likely named for its early use of marl as a fertilizer.

By 1873, Marlboro had a post office, school, hotel, multiple stores, churches, and a railroad station of the Freehold and Keyport Railroad. In 1882, the population was 102.

Marlboro was described in 1939 as having "large frame houses comfortably spaced along the highway".


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