Matawan is a small borough within Monmouth County. It is a close-knit suburban area with easy access to the highways and a main stop on the NJ Transit. Matawan is known for its wealth of natural resources, including two lakes, Lefferts and Matawan,  and the Matawan Creek.  With good schools, this town is great for families. NYC is only 40 minutes away by train and the closest beach is 20 minutes away.