About Long Branch
Long Branch is a beach side city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 30,719. Long Branch was a beach resort town in the late 18th century, named for its location along a branch of the South Shrewsbury River. Long Branch is just north of Deal. There are several beach clubs in Long Branch which are private. There is also a public beach. It takes about an hour and a quarter to get to New York.