A borough of Monmouth County, New Jersey, the place offers residents a dense suburban feel with easy access to amenities such as beaches, parks, schools, and even New York City. It has a rich maritime history and offers the natural beauty of the Raritan Bayshore. After the Lenape Native Americans, a community was established by Dutch settlers in the 17th century. Matawan was formed as a borough in 1895 from portions of Matawan Township (now Aberdeen Township) following a referendum. The school district has highly rated schools that serve the area as well as students from the neighboring community of Aberdeen Township. The transversal of several roads and highways, as well as a reliable train service, ensures residents can work well within or outside the region and fend for family while residing in the place that offers lower housing rates compared to other shore towns and surrounding areas. The community is lively, wholesome, and supportive with tons of local natural and historical attractions to enjoy. The small town where everyone's voice is heard, with an impressive sense of community, and offers a cool old-fashioned lifestyle is definitely a good choice for both young and old individuals and their families.