Located in Toms River, N.J., Ocean County Vehicle Services Department is one of the departments operated by Ocean County, which was established in 1850. The county also operates fair housing assistance, finance, parks and recreation, security, senior services, weights and measures and sheriff's departments. It features sandy beaches and offers surfing, fishing, water sports and other recreational activities. Ocean County also organizes live entertainment shows. Additionally, the county conducts boat festivals, regattas, and juried fine arts and crafts shows. It provides medical services through various hospitals. The county also includes a library, parks and museums. It has business associations with the Lavallette Business Association and Southern New Jersey Development Council.