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Howell is a township of 54,000 people (2021) in Monmouth County in New Jersey.


Get in[edit]

Howell is at the intersection of I-195 (exit 28) and US-9.

NJ Transit provides bus transportation from:

  • communities along U.S. Route 9 from Lakewood to Old Bridge, and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City via the 131, 135 and 139 bus routes,
  • from Newark Liberty International Airport and the rest of Newark on the 67 route,
  • from Jersey City on the 64 and 67 routes, and with local service on the 836 route.

Academy Bus Line's route 9 provides service from the Financial District in Lower Manhattan.

Get around[edit]

Map of Howell

Howell is mostly suburban with no walkable downtown, so a car is highly recommended.


  • 1 Manasquan Reservoir. Apr-Oct 6AM-dusk, Nov-Mar 7AM-dusk. A trail rings the artificial reservoir. There is also a visitor center and dykes for fishing. Manasquan Reservoir (Q6747008) on Wikidata Manasquan Reservoir on Wikipedia
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • 2 Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, 220 Alexander Ave. A Russian Orthodox Cathedral completed in 1936. St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Howell (Q7586775) on Wikidata Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Howell on Wikipedia


  • 1 Swingtime, 2390 US-9 S, +1 732-845-0093. Early spring to late fall. There are two 18-hole minigolf courses for your enjoyment, plus batting cages and an arcade.
  • 2 Howell Park Golf Course, 405 Squankum-Yellowbrook Rd, +1 732-938-4771. Mar-Dec. A par-72 golf course with a practice green. $49-69.



  • 1 Seasons Coal Fired Bistro, 2200 US-9 S. Su-Th noon–11PM, F Sa 11AM–midnight. This Italian restaurant has a bar with TVs and outdoor seating with umbrella tables. $45.
  • 2 Juanitos Restaurant, 3930 US-9, +1 732-370-1717, +1 732-370-1248. Su-Th 11AM-9PM, F Sa 11AM-10PM. A Mexican restaurant serving lunch and dinner. The portions seem to be large but the food isn't always fresh. $18.



  • 1 At 9 Motel, 6 E 3rd St, +1 732-370-4333. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM-noon. Some rooms have a spa-style bathtub. $100.


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Routes through Howell
TrentonJackson  W  E  WallEND
New York CityFreehold  N  S  LakewoodCape May
TrentonFreehold  W  E  WallAsbury Park
Old BridgeColts Neck  N  S  WallEND