Beachwood, New Jersey
Beachwood is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough’s population increased to 11,045, reflecting an increase of 670 from the 10,375 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,051 from the 9,324 counted in the 1990 Census.
What is now the borough of Beachwood dates its settlement to a 1914 plan backed by the publishers of the New York Tribune, under which 1,763 acres (7.13 km2) of Berkeley Township were purchased and sectioned off as a summer colony called “Beachwood”. Buyers paid $19.60 for a plot of land measuring 20 by 100 feet (6.1 m × 30.5 m) and received a six-month subscription to The Tribune as a bonus. The first residents of the community moved in during April 1915, and work on a Club House, the Pier, the Bath House, the Lodge, a dining hall and a railroad station were planned to be completed by the end of May. Other offerings within the development included tennis courts, and facilities along the beach and on the river for canoeing, sailing, and swimming. The first “cottages” in the community were constructed during that first summer season
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