Make yourself comfortable – and at home – in Howell, NJ

Howell Township is one of New Jersey’s most preferred upscale bedroom communities, nestled comfortably within central Jersey’s Monmouth County.


Trivia facts:

  • Howell was named for Richard Howell, who served as the third governor of New Jersey from 1794 to 1801.
  • Some scenes from the 2005 Tom Cruise movie War of the Worlds was filmed in Howell. In fact, a neighborhood called “Ardena Acres” was created as a movie set. It’s still standing at Universal Studios Hollywood!
  • Howell completely surrounds the town of Farmingdale, which makes it part of 21 pairs of “doughnut towns” in New Jersey — that’s when one municipality completely surrounds another.


Be near the water!

Live conveniently close to:

The Jersey Shore

The Raritan Bayshore

The Pine Barrens

Inside Howell Township itself, you’ll enjoy the picturesque Manasquan Reservoir with no less than three gorgeous lakes:

Also nearby flow the most beautiful rivers in the area:

Benefit from quick access:

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ — world-class, nonprofit arts venue.

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson NJ — one of the most beloved amusement parks in the country.

Philadelphia, PA — lots of history, restaurants, shops and fun.

Atlantic City, NJ — playground of the world!

Convenient transportation

Howell Township is easy to get around (and to get to other locations). It’s made up of 292.75 miles of road, and it easily connects to major thoroughfares:

  • Interstate 195
  • S. Route 9
  • Route 33
  • Route 34

Bus transportation from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan via the 131, 135 and 139 bus routes.

Bus service is available from Route 9 to the Financial District in Lower Manhattan via the Academy Bus Line.

Two commuter parking lots available exclusively to residents of Howell Township:


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