Wall is Located in
Monmouth New Jersey
Wall Township is a Township in Monmouth County, New
Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township
population was 25,261.
Wall Township was formally incorporated as a
township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 7, 1851. Over
the years, portions of the township have been taken to form North Spring
Lake (May 1884), Ocean Beach (March 9, 1885, now Belmar), Manasquan
(December 30, 1887), Spring Lake, (March 14, 1892), Sea Girt (March 29,
1917), Brielle (April 10, 1919), South Belmar (March 12, 1924, now Lake
Como) and Spring Lake Heights (March 19, 1927).
Allenwood (2000 census population of 935), Glendola,
and West Belmar (2,606) are census-designated places and unincorporated
areas located within Wall Township.
The township of Wall is named for General Garret D.
Wall, a lawyer who commanded a Trenton volunteer company during the War
of 1812 and was stationed at Sandy Hook. Wall served five years as clerk
of the New Jersey Supreme Court and as quartermaster general of the
state for more than 20 years.
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