Welcome to Lacey Township
Lacey Township is located in Ocean County and is considered part of the Jersey Shore. It was named for Continental Army General John Lacey.
Lacey Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1871, from portions of Dover Township (now known as Toms River Township) and Union Township (now Barnegat Township). Portions of the township were taken on June 23, 1933, to form the borough of Island Beach (which is now Island Beach State Park, part of Berkeley Township). Read more →