Only minutes away from Jersey Shore, and conveniently located between New York City, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City, Manchester is a beautiful place to reside. Manchester is located in the New Jersey Pinelands, and is something of an Ocean County secret, both quiet and beautiful. GCA Home Inspects has compiled important resources for you to begin your Manchester experience.
The Manchester Township website is a modern website that allows you to pay your taxes, take part in local political and community outreach events, and keep up to date with the latest important happenings. The Manchester Township website also allows you to get to know members of the town council personally, and explore a variety of programs available, such as the Energy Aggregation Program.
Manchester is a great place to live, but with its small, quiet outward appearance, you might be concerned about finding gainful employment. In fact, it’s actually a great area to work. The local government itself has many great opportunities, as does its school district. But being conveniently located between New York City, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City, there are thousands of jobs available to those willing to commute a short distance.
The Manchester Township school system is an excellent and modern school system with high standards and small class sizes. Their website has an up to date calendar and many immersive features to get to know the school, its amenities, and scheduled programs, as well as their friendly faculty and staff.
Shopping in Manchester
Don’t let Manchester’s peaceful demeanor fool you—there’s plenty to do in town. Manchester Township has a special program designed to reward you for living and shopping or dining in Manchester. Called the Shop Manchester Property Tax Reward Program, you will receive a card to use at local stores. By using it, you receive a discount on your property taxes. You can get your card and register it online here.
If you’re looking for more, you can always find what you need at the Ocean County Mall, one of the largest malls in the region with tons of stores and a robust food court. Conveniently located near Manchester Township, it’s a great place for families to shop, and if you have children, it’s a great place for them to find their first job.
Manchester Housing Authority
If you need any information on local regulations, HUD homes, housing projects, and tax credits, the Manchester Housing Authority website is the place to go.
If you’re moving with children, your family has special needs. You can find all the children’s and youth-oriented services at the Manchester Township County Office website.
The Manchester Citizen
Manchester Township regularly puts out a guide to everything Manchester related, from election dates and locations to tax information, and special events going on locally, as well as the best new stores and special offers. Best of all, this information is always available online in an easy-to-read guide that looks just like its print version. Get everything you need here.