Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey facts for kids
|Marlboro, New Jersey|
Marlboro as seen from Route 79
|Elevation||167 ft (51 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||878130|
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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