Brigantine is an island city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. It was incorporated as a city, replacing East Atlantic City and incorporating further portions of Galloway Township.
The city is located on Brigantine Beach Island. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked the island city as its 36th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey. Points of interest are the Lighthouse, Marine Mammal Stranding Center, where injured animals are treated and released and The Brigantine Hotel, still standing on the Atlantic coast side of the island, was an early integrated hotel starting in the 1940s.
The city Public Schools serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools in the district are Brigantine Elementary School serves grades PreK-4 and Brigantine North Middle School serves grades 5-8.