Every year at this time, the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium announces the results of their "New Jersey's Favorite Beaches" poll. The 2017 results are in!

Asbury Park took the title for Monmouth County. Here's a look at the top 5:

  1. Asbury Park
  2. Spring Lake
  3. Sandy Hook – Gateway National Park
  4. Belmar
  5. Ocean Grove

In Ocean County, congratulations are in order for Seaside Heights, as they ranked number. The top 5 for OC:

  1. Seaside Heights
  2. Beach Haven
  3. Point Pleasant Beach
  4. Island Beach State Park
  5. Ship Bottom

South Jersey dominated the "overall" vote with Ocean City earning the title of "Best New Jersey Beach" once again. The top 3 were all down south.

  1. Ocean City
  2. Brigantine
  3. Margate

Grats to Asbury Park, Seaside Heights and all of the Monmouth/Ocean beaches that made it to the finals. Here's to one of our beaches to knock off Ocean City next year!

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