Manchester Township is located in beautiful Ocean County, New Jersey, just minutes from the Jersey Shore and
in between New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Manchester is nestled in the New Jersey Pinelands and we are Ocean County’s best kept secret!

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We thank you for your interest in Manchester Township

Beautiful Parks, Lakes, and Preserved Open Space, our top notch municipal services and our vibrant and dynamic community makes Manchester a great place to live, work, and raise a family. That is why the June 2012 edition of Inside New Jersey, a monthly publication of the Star Ledger, rated Manchester Township as such a great place to retire in New Jersey. Manchester Township offers something for everyone!

The goal of our website is to provide you with information about our municipality. Here you can learn about the many departments we have and the services that we offer. This is the hub where you will find a vast amount of information about our local government at your convenience and your leisure.

If there is something that you cannot find, please feel free to contact us during normal business hours and we will be pleased to assist you with any questions. Also, please check back often as we update the site frequently

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Celebrating Manchester Day 2024!

Thinking back to the fun had at Manchester Day this past weekend! Thank you to everyone who attended, organized, and made this annual Manchester Township tradition a memorable event for all, especially our amazing Manchester Recreation staff! We can't wait for next year!

July 2nd, 2024|

Water Service Restored

WATER MAIN BREAK NOTIFICATION Water Service Restored Customers of Manchester Township Utility (West), Crestwood Village #6 experienced a water service interruption on 6/29/2024 due to a water main break. We are pleased to report the repairs have been completed and the water quality was tested to ensure the drinking water is safe. All results for the samples taken on Sunday, June 30th are negative and meet NJDEP standards. The following measures are strongly encouraged at this time: • Run your water faucets for 3-5 minutes to flush your service connection and interior plumbing with water from the service main. • Empty and clean your automatic ice makers and water chillers. • Drain and refill your hot water heater if the temperature is set below 113 degrees Fahrenheit. • Service connections with a water softener/cartridge filters should be run through a regeneration cycle or other procedures recommended by the manufacturer. • [...]

July 1st, 2024|
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Your card, issued by the township of Manchester, will earn you

Property tax credits every time you shop in Manchester, whiting and

Lakehurst at participating businesses.


Photos courtesy of Manchester Township and local residents’ submissions.  Thank you

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