LBI is divided into a number of independent communities. Each town has it's own government and, for the most part, it's own services. Our pages below will take you to information about each of these towns including attractions, dining and accommodations. Zip codes for the island include 08008 and 08006.
Barnegat Light. Barnegat Light is the northernmost Community on the Island. It is known for it's lighthouse and fleet of fishing boats. Barnegat Light's collection of Victorian Buildings is second only to Beach Haven. However, none of these are currently open as Bed and Breakfasts.
Harvey Cedars is a fairly affluent community at the northern end of the island. There are a couple of good restaurants located there.
Surf City - Surf City is just north of the Causeway. There are a number of restaurants of all types there as well as arcades, marinas and hotels.
Ship Bottom - Ship Bottom is near the middle of the island and is the location of the causeway.
Beach Haven - An older part of the island with most of the bed and breakfasts and Victorian buildings, a fishing fleet and a lot of restaurants.
Long Beach Township - The township is not contiguous. It is separated by Beach Haven, Ship Bottom and Surf City.