Place:Brick, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

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NameBrick
Alt namesBrick Township
Brick Townsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003731
Bricktownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003731
Burrs Forgesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003731
Burrsvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003731
Butchers Forgesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003731
Butchers Workssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34003731
Laureltonsource: rejected name in 1963
TypeTownship
Coordinates40.067°N 74.117°W
Located inOcean, New Jersey, United States     (1850 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


Brick Township (also commonly known as Bricktown or Brick) is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

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  • incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 15, 1850, from portions of both Dover Township (now Toms River Township) and Howell Township.
  • named after Joseph Brick, the owner of Bergen Iron Works located on the Metedeconk River.
  • Portions of the township were taken to form Point Pleasant Beach (May 18, 1886), Bay Head (June 15, 1886), Lakewood Township (March 23, 1892), Mantoloking (April 10, 1911) and Point Pleasant (April 21, 1920).
  • In 1963 voters rejected a referendum that would have changed the township's name to "Laurelton"
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