Matawan is a town located in the New Jersey region of the United States. During the most recent census, Matawan had a population of 8,810. Matawan is the 200th most poplulated city in the New Jersey region, the 4,315th most populated city in the United States and the 22,576th most populated city in the world. Matawan is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Matawan adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.