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Asbury Park is located in Monmouth County, in the Delaware River Region. It is south of Newark between Long Branch and Ocean Grove, along Highway 35 near the Atlantic Ocean, and is part of the Monmouth-Ocean, New Jersey metro area.

In 1881 Asbury Park was the first seaside resort in America to implement a perfect sanitary sewer system. They also had the second electric trolley system in the United States.

Along with being the first seaside resort, Asbury Park is also the filming location for the TV series, "The Sopranos," the 1999 movie, "Dogma," and the 2002 movie, "City by the Sea."

Not only is the city home to movies and TV, but also home to the rock musician, Bruce Springsteen, comedian, William "Bud" Abbott, and famous author, Stephen Crane.

Nearby is Monmouth University and Georgian Court College. Some other nearby places of interest are Allaire State Park and Monmouth Battlefield State Park.

Trivia: Asbury Park was named after Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury. The town was developed by New York businessman James A. Bradley, as an idea for a great coastal community. Locals are known as Asbury Parkers.

Location: One Municipal Plaza, New Jersey 07712 Telephone 732-775-2100 Fax 732-775-1483

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