Toms River is the county seat for Ocean County, New Jersey.
Toms River Township consists of a town center, Downtown Toms River, and many suburban neighborhoods. The proximity to the River, Bay, and Ocean make it an ideal spot for boaters and summer vacationers.
The 2021 Census revealed that there are close to 90,000 people residing in the Toms River area.
The township has what is touted to be the second-largest Halloween parade in the world.