Historic Reports & Resources

Historic Sites inventory

The Monmouth County Historic Sites Inventory is now available online. It is a comprehensive survey of the county’s architectural and historic resources covering 1879 sites and 59 Historic Districts. The inventory goes beyond the State and National Registers of Historic Places by identifying additional, locally important resources.  

Originally prepared in the mid-1980s, the inventory includes an overview of the County’s development and settlement patterns and discusses common building techniques and styles. The Inventory website features an interactive map of historic sites with links to individual information and documentation. The updated 2019 Summary Report and featured historic sites.  The Inventory is currently undergoing an update and the web featured sites change periodically. History buffs are encouraged to check the site regularly.