Manahawkin, located in Stafford Township, is the gateway to the resort communities on Long Beach Island via Route 72. The small Ocean County community provides residents with a sparse suburban lifestyle. The town is home to many young professionals and provides good public schools, so it’s also a great place to raise a family.
Things to Do
Manahawkin Lake hosts a variety of festivals and events from late spring to early fall. Enjoy a picnic, take your kids to the playground, or walk along the trails. Jennifer Lane Bay Beach is a popular place for swimming. The Stafford Township Arts Center is a state of the art venue featuring concerts and theatrical performances. You’ll find a variety of attractions at The Mainland Adventure Park including aerial activities, a climbing wall, zip lines, go karts, and more.
Shopping & Dining
Shopping opportunities in the area include Stafford Square Mall, Manahawkin Commons, Manahawkin Village Shopping Center, and some other specialty shops. You’ll find some great local cuisine at restaurants like Manera’s, Mud City Crab House, and Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House. There are also several dining options for other types of cuisine.
Manahawkin students in grades K through 6 attend schools in the Stafford Township School District. For grades 7 through 12, students attend schools in the Southern Regional School District.
- Oxycocus School
- Ronald L. Meinders Primary Learning Center
- Ocean Acres Elementary School
- McKinley Avenue Elementary School
- Stafford Intermediate School
- Southern Regional Middle School
- Southern Regional High School
Manahawkin Real Estate
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