Manahawkin Real Estate & Homes for Sale in New Jersey
Founded in 1749 by English settlers, Manahawkin is an intimate suburban community located in Stafford Township on the Atlantic Coastal Plain in central New Jersey. Stafford Township is home to more than 27,000 people and includes Manahawkin, Ocean Acres, Beachview, Cedar Run, Beach Haven West, Mayetta and much of Warren Grove. Manahawkin is one of southern Ocean County's fastest growing communities. The area has undergone extraordinary changes from its early history through the new millennium, from harvesting cranberries to suburban developments and a recreational economy. Yet, it still retains much of the small-town charm of old Manahawkin.
Because Manahawkin is so close to the job centers of New York, Philadelphia and northern New Jersey, young professionals, retirees and more are discovering the benefits of suburbanization in a predominantly rural area. The Stafford Township School District is located in Manahawkin and serves approximately 4,000 students. Manahawkin's Southern Regional High School is an area leader in education.
Large tracts of land around Manahawkin and the Garden State Parkway on US Route 9 are protected open spaces, which include state parks, forests and wildlife management areas. Nearby, the seaside community of Long Beach Island (LBI) and the rest of the Jersey Shore offer miles of magnificent beaches and a myriad of activities including fishing, boating and all types of water sports. Just 35 minutes to the south, you can get away and enjoy all the excitement and entertainment of Atlantic City. Manahawkin's real estate market offers a variety of single-family homes for sale, many with spacious wooded lots and scenic views.
Manahawkin City Guide