The Other Asbury – Some Facts
We all know that Asbury Park is one of the places to be for summer 2018, but it's not New Jersey's only Asbury.
Yes it's true, Asbury Park is the only Asbury Park in the Garden State, but it is not the only Asbury. Let's take a minute to meet the other Asbury.
The other Asbury is in Warren County, a couple of hours from the Jersey Shore's Asbury, and one thing the two have in common is they were both named after the same person, Francis Asbury, who was the first American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Chuch in the U.S.
Warren County's Asbury is small. As a matter of fact, according to the 2010 Census, there are only 273 residents who live in the town. Asbury Park has over 16,000 residents.
And Warren Couty's Asbury is actually part of Franklin Township. Asbury is a CDP (Census designated place) meaning the area is designated that way for census purposes only. The total are of Asbury is less than one square mile.
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