Whiting, New Jersey

Whiting is an unincorporated community located on the west side of Manchester Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.[2] It is in the Eastern Standard time zone with an elevation of 180 ft.[3] It is home to various retirement communities. The ZIP Code Tabulation Area for the Whiting 08759 ZIP code has a population of 33,180 as of the 2019 Population Estimates Program from the United States Census Bureau.[4][5]

Whiting, New Jersey
Center of Whiting
Center of Whiting
Whiting, New Jersey is located in Ocean County, New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey
Whiting's location in Ocean County (Inset: Ocean County in New Jersey)
Whiting, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey (New Jersey)
Whiting, New Jersey is located in the United States
Whiting, New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey
Whiting, New Jersey (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°57′16″N 74°22′43″W / 39.95444°N 74.37861°W / 39.95444; -74.37861Coordinates: 39°57′16″N 74°22′43″W / 39.95444°N 74.37861°W / 39.95444; -74.37861
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyOcean
TownshipManchester
Elevation
180 ft (55 m)
ZIP code
08759
GNIS feature ID0881807[1]

Whiting was once a station stop on the Southern branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, a line known for the Blue Comet express.[6]

EducationEdit

The local school district is: Manchester Township School District. The local school is Whiting Elementary School.[7]

St. Mary Academy near Manahawkin CDP, a K-8 school of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton, is in the area. From 1997,[8] until 2019 it operated as All Saints Regional Catholic School and was collectively managed by five churches,[9] with one being St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Whiting.[8] In 2019 St. Mary Church in Barnegat took entire control of the school, which remained on the same Manahawkin campus, and changed its name. The other churches no longer operate the school but still may send students there.[9]

Notable peopleEdit

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Whiting include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Whiting". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-09-23.
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Whiting, New Jersey Information". ePodunk.
  4. ^ "Household Income, Whiting Population & Demographics - Point2". www.point2homes.com. Retrieved 2021-03-17.
  5. ^ Data for ZCTA 08759, United States Census Bureau. Accessed March 17, 2021.
  6. ^ Boom time at edge of Pinelands: New priorities transform towns. Asbury Park Press (November 10, 2005). Archived copy at WebCite (January 17, 2010).
  7. ^ "Whiting Elementary School - Manchester Township School District". www.manchestertwp.org. Retrieved 2021-03-31.
  8. ^ a b "All Saints Regional school to become St. Mary Academy under administration of Barnegat parish". Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton. 2018-12-19. Retrieved 2020-06-23.
  9. ^ a b Heyboer, Kelly (2019-06-11). "These are all the N.J. Catholic schools closing and merging this year". Nj.com. Retrieved 2020-06-23.
  10. ^ Tamarkin, Jeff. "Guitarist Joe Cinderella Dies at 85; Career began in '50s and touched on pop as well as jazz", JazzTimes, November 5, 2012. Accessed April 21, 2017. "Guitarist Joe Cinderella passed away on Oct. 27 at the age of 85, in his home in Whiting, N.J., of natural causes."

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