Living in Lincroft

The small village of Lincroft, located within Middletown Township, offers its residents a bevy of restaurants, culture, and activities. Its highly regarded public school system and central commuting location contribute to the community’s desirability among residents of all ages!

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Communities in Lincroft

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  • Lincroft Farms

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  • Estates at Bamm Hollow
  • Four Ponds at Lincroft

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Adult/Retirement

  • Sunrise of Lincroft

 

Where is Lincroft located?

Lincroft is a village located in Monmouth County. Monmouth County is a county located in Central New Jersey, within the New York metropolitan area and located in the central part of the state. It is the northernmost county along the Jersey Shore.

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Lincroft History

What makes Lincroft special? Lincroft, a 5.799 square mile unincorporated community and census-designated place, is a section of Middletown with its own post office and zip code (07738).

Lincroft was initially called Sandy New and later Leedsville before the present name was adopted by its post office in 1891.

Lincroft borders the Monmouth County communities of Atlantic Highlands, Colts Neck, Fair Haven, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel, Keansburg, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright and Tinton Falls.

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Lincroft Government

Middletown Township is governed under the Township form of New Jersey municipal government. The governing body composed of a five-member Township Committee (elected for 3-year staggering terms) are elected directly by the voters at large in partisan elections in November.

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Lincroft Population

How many people live in Lincroft? According to the 2010 United States Census, there were 6,135 people, 2,102 households, and 1,675 families residing in Lincroft.

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Lincroft School District

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“A Student Focused Community”

How are the schools in Lincroft? The Middletown Township Public School District, in partnership with a resourceful and historically rich community, provides students with a rigorous and relevant education, rooted in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, motivating them to recognize and develop their full potential as responsible citizens, contributing to an ever-evolving global society.

Middletown Township School District serves students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade and is composed of twelve Elementary Schools for Grades Pre-K-5: Bayview Elementary (Grades K-5), Fairview Elementary (Grades K-5), Harmony Elementary (Grades Pre-K-5), Leonardo Elementary (Grades K-5), Lincroft Elementary (Grades K-5),  Middletown Village Elementary (Grades K-5), Navesink Elementary (Grades K-5),  New Monmouth Elementary (Grades Pre-K-5), Nut Swamp Elementary (Grades K-5), Ocean Avenue Elementary (Grades K-5), Port Monmouth Elementary (Grades K-5) and River Plaza Elementary (Grades K-5)

Middletown Township is composed of three Middle Schools for Grades 6-8: Bayshore Middle School (Grades 6-8), Thompson Middle School (Grades 6-8) and Thorne Middle School (Grades 6-8).

Middletown Township is composed of two High Schools for Grades 9-12: Middletown High School North (Home of the Lions) & Middletown High School South (Home of the Eagles).

Lincroft residents attend Lincroft Elementary School, Thompson Middle School & Middletown High School South.

Image result for high technology high school in lincroft njHigh Technology High School is located in the Lincroft section of Middletown on the Brookdale Campus. This four-year magnet public high school for students in Grades 9-12. High Technology High School, a pre-engineering career academy, offers a full high school education, with emphasis on math, science, technology and the humanities. Students take college courses during their junior and senior years, and seniors are required to take a mentorship course for one semester. High Technology High is a Blue Ribbon School and is consistently ranked as one of the top public high schools in the country.

High Technology High School, part of the Monmouth County Vocational School District (MCVSD), prepares students for an evolving workplace, lifelong learning, and further education through five specialized career and technical programs. Each of the five academies is built around a particular theme:

The Academy of Allied Health and Science (AAHS) – Neptune, NJ
Biotechnology High School (BTHS) – Freehold, NJ
Communications High School (CHS) – Wall, NJ
High Technology High School (HTHS) – Lincroft, NJ (Middletown)
The Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST) – Highlands, NJ (Middletown)

 

Lincroft Private Schools

Image result for christian brothers academyChristian Brothers Academy, located in Lincroft, is a private college preparatory school with a focus on Christian education for boys in Grades 9-12. 

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Oak Hill Academy, located in Lincroft, is a co-educational, independent, nonsectarian and non-profit private school for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade.

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Saint Leo the Great School, a private Catholic school for students in Pre-School through 8th Grade is located in Lincroft. Saint Leo inspires their students to achieve the highest standards of intellectual achievement, as well as to grow in their commitment to God and the development of their faith.

 

Lincroft Colleges

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Brookdale Community College, located in Lincroft, New Jersey, is an excellent community college option for Monmouth County residents. Brookdale offers associate degrees and certificates (2-year), plus non-credit classes in many areas of personal and professional interest.

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Lincroft Township & Parks

Image result for middletown townshipMiddletown Township Department of Recreation offers a wide variety of programs, special events, recreation centers, parks and other facilities open to residents with Lincroft being home to 7 of those parks.

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Thompson Park, located in Lincroft, is a 667-acre park and visitor center (former home of Geraldine Thompson). Thompson Park is the headquarters of the Monmouth County Park System and provides varied recreational interests including multiple-use trails, playgrounds, tennis courts, fishing lakes, picnic areas, arts center, athletic fields and a dog area. Be sure to check out Thompson Park Day in October for fun Fall activities for the whole family!

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Lincroft Community

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Lincroft Village Green Association, established in 1999, is a civic organization of community volunteers committed to the quality of life issues in the village of Lincroft, including traffic calming, safer vehicular and pedestrian circulation, historic preservation and beautification.

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Getting Around Lincroft

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What are the major roads in Lincroft? There is 1 major county road that passes through Lincroft: County Route 520.

The Garden State Parkway passes through Lincroft (Exit 109 – Route 520 to Red Bank/Lincroft), connecting Tinton Falls in the South to Holmdel Township in the North. Interstate I-95 (New Jersey Turnpike) is accessible in neighboring towns – Howell, Monroe, and Wall.

Travel time from Lincroft to the Jersey Shore is approximately 19-35 minutes (11-17 miles).

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There are multiple public transportation options available, including bus, rail, ferry and air service –

How is the commute from Lincroft to Manhattan?

Lincroft to Port Authority  –

Academy Bus Lines provides service from the Lincroft Park & Ride (Exit 109) to Port Authority. Travel time to Port Authority is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Lincroft to Wall Street –

Academy Bus Lines provides service from the Lincroft Park & Ride (Exit 109) to Wall Street. Travel time to Wall Street is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Prefer traveling by water? Check out Belford Ferry in Middletown or the SeaStreak service in Highlands. SeaStreak offers ferry service to NYC with stops in Wall Street and 35th Street in Manhattan.

Lincroft to Penn Station –

The Red Bank train station (approximately 10minutess from Lincroft) or Middletown train station (approximately 14 minutes from Lincroft), a heavily used train station on the North Jersey Coast Line, providing service to NY Penn Station (31st Street & 8th Avenue). Travel times from Middletown/Red Bank to Penn Station range from 79-88 minutes.

How is the commute from Lincroft to Staten Island? 

The commute from Lincroft to Staten Island is approximately 30 miles (35-65 minutes depending on traffic)

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Lincroft Travel

What is the closest major airport to Lincroft? The closest major airport is Newark Liberty International Airport, which is 34 miles (about 38 minutes drive) from the center of Lincroft. Old Bridge Airport, a municipal airport in Englishtown, offers short-distance flights to surrounding areas.

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Things to do in Lincroft

Youth Sports

Are there any youth sports in Lincroft?

Lincroft residents participate in Middletown Township’s sports programs…

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Middletown Soccer Club, established in 1991, is a youth soccer organization that has recreational level teams as well as travel teams.

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Middletown Youth Football & Cheer Association provides boys and girls of all ages an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of football and cheerleading while teaching the importance of sportsmanship, teamwork, and unity.

Middletown Youth Athletic Association ( Middletown Little League)

The Middletown Baseball and Softball Association provides supervised baseball and softball programs to the families of Middletown,

Middletown Youth Lacrosse Club promotes the growth of the sport of lacrosse to youth boys and girls.

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Activities

What family activities are in Lincroft?

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Monmouth Museum, founded in 1963 and located in Lincroft on the Brookdale Community College campus, presents changing exhibitions in art, history, and science to educate and entertain people of all ages. Monmouth Museum’s changing exhibitions featured in the Main Gallery and the Nilson Gallery present a wide variety of art in all media. Children will have exciting learning experiences in their popular WonderWing and Becker’s Children’s Wing as well as the new outdoor Meyer Art & Nature Area.

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Shopping

Where is good shopping in Lincroft?

Lincroft’s main commerce activity is mainly situated around three strip centers which are located at the intersection of Route 520 and Middletown-Lincroft Road.

Commercial Developments

  • Route 520: BP, Jersey Pride Convenience Store, Lincroft Wine & Liquors, Lincroft Village Jewelers, Once Upon a Time, Pat’s Market, Rite-Aid & UPS Store

If you are looking for a mall, check out Monmouth Mall in Eatontown (approximately 16 minutes from the center of Lincroft) or Freehold Raceway Mall in Freehold (approximately 24 minutes from the center of Lincroft).

Maybe outlet stores are more up your alley? Jersey Shore Premium Outlets in Tinton Falls (approximately 12 minutes from the center of Lincroft) or Jackson Premium Outlets in Jackson (approximately 33 minutes from the center of Lincroft).

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Dining

What are the top restaurants in Lincroft?

Looking for wonderful restaurants in Lincroft either for a quick bite or a nice night out, look no further –

Had something else in mind? Check out these local hot spots – Dairy Queen, Manhattan Bagel, McDonald’s, Ralph’s Italian Ices & Subway

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