The Borough of Eatontown is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The Borough was incorporated on March 8, 1926 and is named for Thomas Eaton, who built a Grain Mill here c. 1670. The Mill's site is now a landmark.
The US Army's Fort Monmouth has been in Eatontown since 1917, and is home to the Army Material Command's (AMC) Communication and Electronics Command (CECOM). Fort Monmouth is also home to the USMAPS, who train approximately 250 students per year to enter as freshmen at West Point.
Eatontown is in the State's 11th District, currently represented by Assemblyman Steve Corodemus. His website is www.corodemus.com .
Eatontown is in the 12th Congressional District, and is represented by Congressman Rush Holt . Congressman Holt, who holds a Ph.D. from NYU, was Assistant Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory from 1989 until he launched his 1998 congressional campaign.
In the center of Eatontown is the Monmouth Mall . Monmouth Mall is located at the intersection of State Highways 35 and 36. Monmouth Mall has a variety of stores, restaurants, and a 15-screen cineplex.
There are roughly 14,000 people living in the Borough, according to 2000 census data, and approximately 6,100 families.
The amount of land area in Eatontown is 15.322 sq. kilometers, or 5.9 square miles. The amount of surface water is 0.021 sq kilometers. The Borough's elevation is 46 feet above sea level.
The distance from Eatontown to Washington DC is 188 miles. The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 37 miles, (as the crow flies).
Eatontown is located at 40°17'37" North, 74°3'24" West (40.293571, -74.056715).
Read more at the Borough of Eatontown's web site which is www.eatontownnj.com . Read A Day in the Life of Eatontown , courtesy of Gannet News. Also Eatontown by the Numbers , from the same series.