Avon-By-The-Sea Criminal and Traffic Charges
Most of the traffic tickets, Avon DWI charges and drug arrests occur near Ocean Avenue and after traffic stops on Route 71. The volume of arrests and criminal charges spikes dramatically in Avon-by-the-Sea in the summer months. If Avon police have arrested you, know that you have rights and there are probably defenses to the charges. Call now for a free consultation with a defense attorney about your Avon charges.
Avon Municipal Court
Avon-by-the-Sea does not have its own municipal court. Instead, Avon traffic tickets, DWI arrests and disorderly persons charges are heard in the Neptune City Municipal Court. The Neptune City Court is located at 106 West Sylvania Avenue, Neptune City, N.J. 07753.
Avon does have its own police force. The Avon by the Sea Police Department is located at 301 Main Street, Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ 07717.
Avon By The Sea – New Jersey
Avon-by-the-Sea is a small borough in Monmouth County by the ocean with a population of 1,901 people as of the 2010 Census. Although many vacationers as well as the local people pronounce the name as Avon, the correct pronunciation is “Ah-von.”Avon’s long boardwalk and beaches are heavily populated during the summer months.
Avon was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1900. It has a total area of 0.6 square miles, of which 0.4 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles is water.
The Census from the year 2000 showed that 36.5% of Avon’s residents were of Irish ancestry, the 3rd highest percentage of any municipality in the U.S. and the 2nd highest in New Jersey, where more than 1000 residents identified their ancestry. The median income for a household is approximately $60,192.
Avon-by-the-Sea has been governed since 1919 by a three-member commission including its mayor, all of whom serve four-year terms. As of 2011, the current Mayor is Robert Mahon. Avon is in the 6th Congressional district and although it was part of New Jersey’s 11th state legislative district, it was recently relocated to the 30th state legislative district based on the 2010 Census.
Students in Kindergarten through eighth grade attend Avon Elementary School. Those students attending grades nine through twelve attend Manasquan High School in Manasquan. Some high school students do get a chance to attend the Academy Charter High School in Lake Como if they are accepted on a lottery basis.