About West Long Branch

West Long Branch is a borough in Monmouth County, in the New York metropolitan area.  We have an area of 2.9 square miles and a population of 8,258.

The Borough of West Long Branch is proximate to many historical communities, public parks, and recreation activities.

We are located 70 miles south of New York City, 2 miles from the New Jersey Shore, and 60 miles North of Atlantic City (about an 80 minute drive).

Monmouth University is a private undergraduate and graduate school located within our borough.  Within Monmouth University are two national historic sites — Woodrow Wilson Hall and the Guggenheim Library.