Whiting, a section of Manchester, was formed in 1861, about four years before Manchester became the seventh municipality of Ocean County.
It was named for Nathan C. Whiting, who was originally from New Haven, Connecticut and built a sawmill here, according to a history compiled by Manchester for its 150th anniversary.
Whiting is an unincorporated community located on the west side of Manchester Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone with an elevation of 180 ft. It is known for many retirement communities.
Whiting was once a station stop on the Southern branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, a line known for the Blue Comet express.The line, which had lain dormant for two decades, will soon host freight trains bound for Woodmansie, New Jersey.
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