Longport is a tiny, stunning borough in Atlantic County on the Atlantic Ocean shore of Absecon Island. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 1.560 square miles. The borough neighbors Margate, and shares Absecon Island with Ventnor and Atlantic City to the northeast.
Located on the southern tip of Absecon Island, Longport offers a quiet atmosphere that is just a stone’s throw from the boardwalk of Ocean City and the high-end nightlife of Atlantic City. Visitors will find this Shore town to be the perfect combination of lazy day activities with the convenience of world-class nightlife nearby. Of only five New Jersey Shore towns located in Atlantic County, Longport enjoys a varied community with homes ranging from extremely lavish to cozy beach bungalows.
With Little Egg Harbor situated just on it’s western border, Longport offers many opportunities for fishing, kayaking or any other water sport that one might enjoy. The beach of Longport is pristine, perfect for surfing, sunbathing or simply strolling the sand in search of the perfect seashell.