Place:Forked River, Ocean, New Jersey, United States


NameForked River
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates39.826°N 74.183°W
Located inOcean, New Jersey, United States
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Forked River (pronounced fork'id ri'ver) is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community located within Lacey Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 5,244.[1]

Many Ocean County residents commonly refer to all of Lacey Township as Forked River with the first word pronounced with two syllables (FOR-ked or FORK-ed). Pronouncing the first word with one syllable (forkt, which is the standard American pronunciation) is a sign of a new resident or outsider.

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