US Naval Weapons Station Earle Area Apartment Housing(hide military information)
Located south of Colts Neck Township in New Jersey, Naval Weapons Station Earle is a large ammunition depot that includes a nearly three-mile pier in Sandy Hook Bay. The pier allows warships to load and unload ammunition in a remote location, far from populated areas. The station has three main facilities: Mainside, which covers 10,000 acres near Colts Neck, the Waterfront Complex, and the Pier Complex.
Colts Neck is an affluent, high-income community established in 1847. It is in Monmouth County, a county that was first explored by Hendrik Hudson in 1609. The county was founded in 1683. Colts Neck is a heavily-wooded community dotted with horse farms and historic buildings. The area’s comprehensive mass transit system makes commuting into New York City and Philadelphia easy. New York is about an hour north of Colts Neck.
When looking for an apartment near Naval Weapons Station Earle, Colts Neck is a great option. Freehold is located just west of the base and is a terrific township with a rich history. The Monmouth Battlefield State Park is located here, and the Henry Hudson Trail starts in Freehold and passes near the naval station. The trail is a 24-mile-long, paved trail ideal for jogging, walking, and bicycling. Other ideal locations include Farmingdale (on the south end of the base), Neptune (to the east), Ocean Township, Red Bank, Asbury Park, Wanamassa, Eatontown, Tinton Falls, Marlboro, and Long Branch.