Matawan Community Profile

The Borough of Matawan is situated on a 2.4 square mile area just a mile or so down river from Keyport Harbor in the Raritan Bay.  It is only 11 miles from the Jersey Shore, and less than an hour commute to Midtown Manhattan. 

Matawan is known for its heavily-used train station at Aberdeen-Matawan on New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line.  It attracts riders from all over western Monmouth County and provides service to New York City's Penn Station.  NJ Transit also provides bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. The Garden State Parkway also passes through the northern end of the borough.