Lakewood Township measures 24.98 miles and is located and is located in the northern portion of Ocean County. Bordering municipalities include Jackson, Toms River, and Brick. There are several housing developments in Lakewood, including a few adult communities.
There are many businesses in Lakewood including shopping, restaurants, and more. There are also many parks and recreational areas with lakes in Lakewood. Also located in the town in First Energy Park, where the Lakewood BlueClaws play.
Lakewood School District has three elementary schools housing PreK - 6th grade and a middle school and high school housing grades 7-12. Georgian Court University, is a private, Catholic university located in Lakewood. Many private preschool are also located in town.
Many activities and events are offered throughout the year including summer concerts at the parks, car shows, and much more.