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08109, 08110

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The population of Pennsauken is approximately 35,443 (2006).
The approximate number of families is 12,945 (2000).

The amount of land area in Pennsauken is 27.288 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Pennsauken is 12 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.283 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pennsauken to Washington DC is 132 miles. The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 24 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pennsauken is positioned 39.96 degrees north of the equator and 75.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Pennsauken elevation is 79 feet above sea level.
Pennsauken median income is $52,900 (2005).

The Pennsauken median home price is $158,300 (2005).

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Pennsauken location: in southwestern New Jersey about four miles from Camden and about seven miles from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. other nearby communities include Merchantville, Golden Triangle, Collingswood, Cherry Hill Mall, Cherry Hill, Palmyra, Woodlynne and Erlton-Ellisburg.

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Pennsauken history: The naming of the township is uncertain but many believe the word, Pindasenaken, to be from a Lenni Lenape Native American group that inhabited the area at one time. The algonquian word generally means tobacco pouch.

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The incorporation date of Pennsauken: 18 February 1892

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Pennsauken attractions:

The Historic Griffith Morgan House
One of the oldest stone houses in the county dating from about 1715.

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