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Tennent, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Undated photo of Old Tennent Church
Undated photo of Old Tennent Church
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Manalapan
Named for William Tennent
Elevation 89 ft (27 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 732/848
GNIS feature ID 881132

Tennent is an unincorporated community located within Manalapan Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Considered to be the historic center of Manalapan Township, Tennent is home to the Old Tennent Church and Old Tennent Cemetery. William Tennent (the church and area's namesake) served as pastor at the church for over 40 years. Tennent was also the center of a historic community of African Americans dating back to the early nineteenth century. The location of Tennent is located at the modern intersection of County Route 522 and Tennent Road (CR 3) and is near the limits of Monmouth Battlefield State Park.

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