Allenhurst, named for resident Abner Allen, is incorporated as a borough on April 26, 1897, from portions of Ocean Township.

Source: Snyder, John P. The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 177.
History of Allenhurst
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