Camden County New Jersey

Camden County is the 8th largest of the 21 counties in the state of New Jersey. According to the 2010 Census, the county had a total area of 227.293 square miles (588.69 km2), including 221.263 square miles (573.07 km2) of land (97.3%) and 6.030 square miles (15.62 km2) of water (2.7%). Located in a coastal/alluvial plain, the county is uniformly flat and low-lying. The highest points are a survey benchmark near the Burlington County line at 219 feet (67 m) above sea level. The low point is sea level, along the Delaware River.

Art and culture is prevalent in the county: 

  • The Ritz Theater in Haddon Township was constructed in 1927 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it hosts theater performances and film festivals.
  • Symphony in C was established as The Haddonfield Symphony in 1952 and is based on the campus of Rutgers University-Camden.
  • Perkins Center For The Arts has locations in Morristown and Collingswood.
  • The Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, recognized on the American Institute of Architect's list of "150 Best Buildings and Places" in New Jersey, hosts national music and theater performances.

Population: 510,719

School Districts: 38

Major Roadways: Atlantic City Expressway, NJ Turnpike, County Roads: 534, 536, 537, 543, 544, 551, 561, Routes: 30, 38, 41, 42, 47, 70, 73, 90, 130, 143, 154, 168, Ben Franklin Bridge, Walt Whitman Bridge, Interstates: 76, 295, 676