We are located seventy miles South of New York City, two miles from the New Jersey Shore, and sixty miles North of Atlantic City. We are conveniently accessible using the Garden State Parkway (from the North and South), and Route 195 from West Philadelphia is a two hour drive. For driving directions, please click here http://www.mapquest.com/. West Long Branch has a population of 8,258. We are approximately an 80 minute drive from Atlantic City. Monmouth University is a private undergraduate and graduate school located within our borders. Within Monmouth University are two national historic sites: Woodrow Wilson Hall and the Guggenheim Library. West Long Branch is proximate to many other historical communities, public parks, and recreation sites.