Seaside Heights is Located in
Ocean County New Jersey
Seaside Heights is a Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 3,155.
Seaside Heights is situated on the Barnegat Peninsula, a long, narrow
barrier peninsula that separates Barnegat Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.
Seaside Heights was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New
Jersey Legislature on February 26, 1913, from portions of both Berkeley
Township and Dover Township (now Toms River Township), based on the
results of a referendum held on March 25, 1913.
Seaside Heights is a resort community, with a beach, an
amusement-oriented boardwalk, and numerous clubs and bars, making it a
popular destination. Seaside Heights calls itself, "Your Home For Family
Fun Since 1913!" Peak months are July and August, but the season
actually runs March-October. Summer population explodes upwards to
thirty thousand persons. Route 37 in Toms River is routinely gridlocked
on Friday afternoons in the summer months as vacationers pack the
barrier islands. The town is most famous for being the location of the
hit MTV show "Jersey Shore".
The Seaside Heights Boardwalk has been featured worldwide, most notably
by MTV in 1998, 2002, 2009, and 2010.
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