Toms River, New Jersey 

Toms River is a family-friendly town that is perfect to settle down in.  From the mall to your favorite restaurant, whatever you could possibly need you could find within  minutes of your home.  Toms River has a well rated public school district for children of all ages, including a great community college.  Toms River is also in very close proximity to some of the Jersey Shore’s finest beaches.  If you have to travel for work, do not worry, Toms River has easy access to many highways such as the New Jersey Parkway, Route 9, Route 37, and Route 166.  Toms River is also just a short commute away from major cities such as New York City and Philadelphia.  With a wide range of homes, I am sure that DiMare Real Estate Group would be able to find you the perfect home in Toms River, New Jersey.

Town History

On February 21st, 1798 Toms River, also known as Dover Township, became one of New Jersey’s first 104 townships.  In November of 2006 the township name was officially changed from Dover Township to Toms River Township.  Toms River is one of the most populated towns in all of New Jersey and is a total of 52.88 square miles. Toms River is a landmark to the state of New Jersey.      


Residents: 92,023

Our Favorite Restaurants:

  • Office Lounge – incredible sushi bar!! Open late.

  • Ocean Organics – Green lemonade and the waffles are great!

  • La Vita Bella- authentic Italian pizza/restaurant.

  • Naples Pizza – best Vodka sauce!

  • Cafe Diem – smoothie bar inside Wallach’s and the best vegan chilli

  • Wallach’s Farm Market – farm fresh eggs, sandwiches and market!

  • Xina – sushi and Asian fusion!

  • Burger 25- The best burgers and milkshakes for dessert!


Places of Interest:

  • Robert J. Novins Planetarium at Ocean County College

  • Ocean County Mall

  • Marinas for boating that lead right into the open bay.

  • Toms River

  • Cattus Island Park  

  • Winding River Skating Center

  • Marquee Cinema

  • AMC Loews Movie Theater


  • Elementary Schools
    • Beachwood Elementary

    • Cedar Grove Elementary

    • Citta Elementary

    • East Dover Elementary

    • Hooper Avenue Elementary

    • North Dover Elementary

    • Pine Beach Elementary

    • Silver Bay Elementary

    • South Toms River Elementary

    • Walnut Street Elementary

    • Washington Street Elementary

    • West Dover Elementary

  • Middle Schools

    • Intermediate East

    • Intermediate North

    • Intermediate South

  • High Schools

    • High School East

    • High School North

    • High School South

  • College

    • Ocean County Community College

  • Private Schools

    • Grace & Peace Academy

    • Ambassador Christian Academy

    • Ocean County Christian Academy

    • St. Joseph’s Grade School

    • Donovan Catholic

Beaches Near Toms River:

  • Ortley Beach (Toms River Township)

  • Island Beach State Park

  • Seaside Park

  • Seaside Heights

  • Lavallette, Normandy Beach, Ocean Beach (Toms River Township)