Farmingdale, New Jersey
Farmingdale is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Farmingdale was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1903, from portions of Howell Township. The borough is named for its location at the center of an agricultural area.
The borough is completely surrounded by Howell Township, making it part of 21 pairs of “doughnut towns” in the state, where one municipality entirely surrounds another.
Local Area School Reports
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- Farmingdale Elementary School; Grades PK-8; Public (5 out of 10 stars)
- Howell High School; Grades 9-12; Public (5 out of 10 stars)
- Howell Twp Middle School North; Grades 6-8; Public (4 out of 10 stars)
- Ardena Elementary School; Grades K-5; Public (4 out of 10 stars)
- Fresh Start; Grades 9-11; Public (N/A)
Roads and highways
County Route 547 and County Route 524 pass through the borough. In addition, Route 33 and Route 34 pass near the borough, and are concurrent for a mile between the Collingwood Circle and Naval Weapons Station Earle.