Welcome to Oceanport
The Borough of Oceanport, incorporated in 1920,is a predominantly residential community along the shores of the Shrewsbury River.
Oceanport is home of Monmouth Park Racetrack and Fort Monmouth. Though only 3.2 square miles, Oceanport's nearly six thousand residents enjoy not only the Shrewsbury River, but various recreational sports programs, an active senior group and a true feeling of community.
Oceanport boasts various volunteer organizations who give countless man hours to our community making it a place residents are proud to call home.
A Message from Oceanport's Governing Body
For years, New Jersey’s horse racing and casino industries fought with each other for the public’s gambling dollar. Not that long ago, New Jersey had a monopoly on the East Coast casino dollar and held a pre-eminent position within the horse racing and breeding industries. Neither is true today. Surrounding states, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and New York in particular, have exploited New Jersey’s unwillingness or inability to adapt to changes in the business climate and have relegated both our casino and horse racing /breeding industries to second class status. New Jersey’s horse racing and casino industries are still fighting with each other for the public’s gambling dollars. Sadly, they are fighting last century’s war. Continue reading...