Hereford Inlet Station Site

North Wildwood, NJ

Also known as Hereford Inlet

The Hereford Inlet Station Site site was established in 1882 (at this site, 1849 at original site)


This is not an active site. It was active 1882-1964


This site was closed (in) 1964


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1849 to 1882 at original site. (See Station ID # 162.1)


Designation number: 133

Station closed on March 20, 1964 at this site and was transferred to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. 1939 station house survives at this site and is a New Jersey State Police Marine Services Unit.

Station Site Notes:

1878 repaired; 1882 moved to new site due to coastal erosion; 1888 old station replaced; 1914 station so seriously damaged by storm as to require protective construction (USLSS Annual Reports). Station moved in 1881 because of encroachment of the sea. In 1888 a new site was acquired across the street from the former site and adjoining the lighthouse reservation; discontinued on 3/20/1964 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1939 station house is surviving at this site

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