The township was named for Richard Howell, who served from 1794 to 1801 as the third Governor of New Jersey.
Most common ancestries in Howell Township are Italian: Howell Township was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 23, 1801, from portions of Shrewsbury Township. Ramtown with a 2010 Census population of 6,242 is an unincorporated community and census-designated place CDP located within Howell Township.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 51,075 people, 17,260 households, and 13,618 families residing in the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 61.
Demographics Most common ancestries in Howell Township are Italian: The first one striking the Fort Plains area, damaging a Home Depot, Chase Bank, a strip mall, and a local ice cream parlor. All Rights Reserved. Toggle navigation. Hot Foreclosure Deals with one simple search.
History Howell Township was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 23, 1801, from portions of Shrewsbury Township. The second one struck a park in the Oak Glen area.
The township completely surrounds Farmingdale, making it part of 21 pairs of "doughnut towns" in the state, where one municipality entirely surrounds another. Howell was formed from territory taken from Shrewsbury Township under an act of the New Jersey General Assembly passed February 23, 1801.
In June 2017, two separate tornadoes, both reported to be EF0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, struck minutes and miles apart.
Some scenes for the War of the Worlds 2005 remake were filmed here, and a neighborhood called Ardena Acres was recreated as a set and left standing in Universal Studios Hollywood. There were 17,979 housing units at an average density of 296. The population density was 843.