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Bordentown
Burlington County, New Jersey

ZipCodes
08505




Page Contents for Bordentown, New Jersey

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.
The population of Bordentown is approximately 3,924 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,884 (2009), 1859 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bordentown is 2.387 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bordentown is 0.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.1 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bordentown to Washington DC is 152 miles.
The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 6 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bordentown is positioned 40.14 degrees north of the equator and 74.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bordentown elevation is 40 feet above sea level.
Bordentown per capita income is $ 35,972 (2009).
Bordentown median income is $ 65,416 (2009).
The Bordentown median home price is $ 239,449 (2009).

Location

in the general Philadelphia area. Bordentown is part of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-New Jersey metropolitan area.
Other nearby communities include: Fieldsboro Borough, Yardville - Groveville, White Horse, Florence - Roebling, Morrisville Borough, Tullytown Borough, Trenton and Mercerville - Hamilton Square.
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History & History Related Items

history page for Bordentown.

Bordentown was settled in 1682. Thomas Farnsworth was the first European settler to the area. It was named for Joseph Borden, who arrived here in 1717. He established a line of stage coaches and boats between New York and Philadelphia. Also from this area were Thomas Paine, Joseph Bonaparte (brother of Napoleon Bonaparte and former king of Spain) and Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. She began the first free public school in New Jersey here in 1843.

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The incorporation of Bordentown

3 April 1867


Attractions

Historic Downtown Bordentown
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Bordentown City Government

City of Bordentown
324 Farnsworth Ave
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-0604

This page has mostly information about Bordentown City rather than the township.



Bordentown Township
1 Municipal Drive
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-2800

The township has an area of 7.41 square miles. It has a Township Committee / Administrator form of government.

Bordentown Chamber

Northern Burlington Regional Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 65
32 Yorktown Rd
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-7774
Serving Bordentown, Chesterfield, Columbus, Mansfield, Springfield, Fieldsboro, Florence, Roebling, New Hanover, North Hanover and surround areas.

Bordentown Organizations

Northern Burlington Regional Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 65
32 Yorktown Rd
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-7774
Serving Bordentown, Chesterfield, Columbus, Mansfield, Springfield, Fieldsboro, Florence, Roebling, New Hanover, North Hanover and surround areas.

Bordentown Libraries

Bordentown Library
18 E Union St
Bordentown, NJ 08505-2073
Phone: 609-298-0622

Bordentown Schools

Bordentown Regional School District
318 Ward Avenue
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-0025
Saint Mary School
30 Elizabeth Street
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-1448 Bordentown

Miscellany

The population of Bordentown City was:
1930 - 4,405
1940 - 4,223
1950 - 5,497
1960 - 4,974
1970 - 4,490
1980 - 4,441
1990 - 4,341
2000 - 4,165
2010 - 3,924

Bordentown Township had a population of:
1980 - 7,170
1990 - 7,683
1996 - 7,764

Population Density:
2000 - 4,303.6 persons per square mile
2010 - 4,303.6 persons per square mile

Median age:
2000 - 38 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 1,897
2000 - 1,884


Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 47,279
2009 - $ 65,416

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 25,882
2009 - $ 35,972

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 114,900
2009 - $ 239,449

Bordentown is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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