Belford is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP population was 1,768.
The ferry slip at Belford is New York Waterway's Raritan Bayshore terminal with service to Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal in Jersey City, Pier 11 at Wall Street, the Battery Park City Ferry Terminal, and West Midtown Ferry Terminal in New York City. Boats travel across the Lower New York Bay and enter the harbor at The Narrows for a trip that takes approximately 45 minutes. In 2011, $2.5 million in state funding was awarded to improve the bulkhead at the facility.
Belford is located at 40°25′37″N 74°05′06″W / 40.426814°N 74.084926°W / 40.426814; -74.084926 (40.426814, -74.084926).