Freehold is a county seat located in the New Jersey region of the United States. During the most recent census, Freehold had a population of 12,052. Freehold is the 143rd most poplulated city in the New Jersey region, the 3,430th most populated city in the United States and the 18,917th most populated city in the world. Freehold is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Freehold adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.