Welcome to the Barnegat Historical Soc! We hope you find all the information you’ve been looking for.
Located in Ocean County, NJ, Barnegat Township is rich with history. It was established as one of the leading sea ports of the region with its access to Barnegat Bay.
The history continues today with Barnegat being one of the best places in New Jersey for water related activities. From fishing and crabbing to kayaking and nature preserves, Barnegat is a lovely local town. It is also close to Long Beach Island know for it’s beaches, summer tourist activities, and of course, Old Barney, the lighthouse in Barnegat Light.
In the center of town, you’ll find the town gazebo where many important ceremonies are held. With plenty of antique stores, restaurants, and gift shops, there is something for everyone.
We won’t only be focusing on Barnegat for this site, but all of Ocean County and beyond. We hope to share some information related to local businesses, activities,and history. We’re so glad you stopped by and we hope you enjoy your stay!