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Highlands is a town in the northeastern section of Monmouth County. Many sections of the town are built on a high bluff that overlooks Sandy Hook and the Atlantic Ocean and atop this bluff are the historic lighthouses, the Navesink Twin Lights. Marinas are available in the harbor.
Many of the homes are older homes in the starter home price range. But there are some newer, homes in Highlands in the upper price ranges also.
Highlands is one the nine towns that participate in the Bayshore Regional Strategic Plan. This is an effort by these nine towns in northern Monmouth County to reinvigorate the area’s economy. The plan is to emphasize the traditional downtowns and residential neighborhoods, The natural environment of the Raritan Bay coastline and the maritime history are also part of the plan.
During Hurricane Sandy, many of the homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed.
The 2010 United States Census reported that there were 5,005 people, 2,623 households, and 1,159 families residing in the borough.
Many commuters to New York City like the area because Sea Streak offers Ferry Service. Also, Academy Bus provides transportation to lower Manhatten. Additionally, New Jersey Transit offers train service to New York at the Matawan station.
Students from Highlands homes will attend the Highlands School District. The Highlands Elementary School services children in grades K-6. Children in grades 7-12 will attend Henry Hudson Regional High School, which also serves children from neighboring Atlantic Highlands.
Upon entering enter high school students may also apply to one of the five high schools in the Monmouth County Vocational School District. Specialized courses are available in fields such as computer science, and biotechnology. Also courses in the medical and science fields are available, among others.
Also, there are numerous private schools in the area.
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