1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Ocean City
OCEAN CITY, a city and seaside resort of Cape May county, New Jersey, U.S.A., in the S.E. part of the state, about 10 m. S.W. of Atlantic City. Pop. (1890), 452; (1900), 1307; (1905), 1835; (1910), 1950. It is served by the Atlantic City and the West Jersey & Seashore railways. The city is laid out to face both the ocean and Great Egg Harbor Bay, and is a popular resort during the summer months. Ocean City was incorporated as a borough in 1884, and was chartered as a city in 1897.